New Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Footage Is Triggering Some Interesting Theories

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Is that Zelda? FEMALE LINK? Is she playable in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? Are people reading too much into this?

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Tonight at The Game Awards, Nintendo showed off some brand new footage from Breath of the Wild, which will be out this spring for Wii U and Switch. First they showed this sleek trailer, which teases some sort of female character:

Lots of people are theorizing that this is a teaser for playable Zelda. Maybe it’s not. Who knows? Nobody! What we do know is that there’s a female character who’s dressed a LOT like Link, despite the fact that Zelda boss Eiji Aonuma has told Kotaku that you only play as a man in Breath of the Wild.

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Illustration for article titled New iZelda: Breath Of The Wild /iFootage Is Triggering Some Interesting Theories

We also got to see reps from the Nintendo Treehouse playing through a tough forest section, which we’ll post as soon as we’ve got video. Update (10:47pm): Which is now!

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thatoneburnerguy

I’m working on my theory, but here’s my first clue this will be the most Meta game ever. I mean. Color scheme alone.