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Zelda Breath of the Wild 2: Trailer analysis, E3 2019, theories, Ganondorf

Zelda Breath of the Wild 2: Trailer analysis, E3 2019, theories, Ganondorf

If you didn't really understand what was happening in the first trailer of Zelda BOTW 2, we suggest you discover our description of the video, dotted with theories on the what and how of this E3 2019 teaser.

In just over a minute, Nintendo opened Pandora's box with this teaser announcement of Zelda Breath of the Wild's sequel. This cutscene will certainly speak to all those who managed to finish the game by rediscovering Link's 13 memories throughout Hyrule's world since this new opus is a direct follow-up to the 2017 hit. In this article, we will see the trailer of the announcement that you can find above, as well as some theories on all that this gibberish can mean.

Note: Feel free to share your theories about the meaning of the trailer and the sequel to Zelda Breath of the Wild in the comments section.

Breath of the Wild 2: Analysis of the trailer and theories

The video starts with a spiral flow of green energy, filled with ancient writings, in a style that is very reminiscent of Zelda Twilight Princess. This energy seems to contain a much darker power in a large room, probably underground.

Zelda and Link were finally unveiled shortly afterward, as they explored the famous underground mentioned above. The dark substance at the bottom seems to be the ruins visited by our two heroes seem immense and the montage makes us feel that they may have been there for several days.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The video is a little more lively then, but it is possible to discern what is happening: once at the bottom of the abyss, Link and Zelda fall on a decomposing body attached to the ceiling. The body that serves as a source of darkness feels the Triforce on Link's right arm, wakes up, and at the same time breaks the force that seemed to hold it back for a very, very long time. The red hair of the demon who has just woken up is directly reminiscent of Ganondorf, while his eyes light up in scarlet red.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Unzoom on the Hyrule plain at the end of the trailer, then an earthquake from the castle, which seems to eventually take off from the ground. Link and Zelda were all this time in the depths of the immense royal residence and there everything becomes clear: the nature of the evil fought in the first Zelda BOTW was to be a manifestation of the evil being who slept all this time in the depths, which also glues the theory of a Ganondorf buried there, patiently waiting for the day when the other two ends of the Triforce will come to him.

Zelda games have always loved playing with temporal intrigues and parallel worlds and just the music, which seems reversed, suggests that friend Link will change his dimension or temporality. So, BOTW2 could very well take place in a Dark World with ALTTP or Twilight Princess, but in this case why Hyrule Castle is flying away? To know what it's really about, you'll, unfortunately, have to be (very) patient.

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