Aonuma Is Still Considering Another Multiplayer Zelda Game

It is unquestionable that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the talk of E3 — however, The Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma still has his sights set on multiplayer games in Hyrule. According to an interview with IGN, Aonuma-san had this to say:

I would like to take what I learned from Breath of the Wild and see if we can somehow fuse those learning points into another multiplayer Zelda. For example, with Tri Force Heroes, which followed a similar format of Four Swords, there was a multiplayer involved in that game.

That isn’t to say that any of this experimentation will be in Breath of the Wild — in fact, Aonuma-san was explicitly clear that the next Zelda game will be focusing solely on single player. However, the insistence to create another multiplayer game is still surprising given the luke-warm reception (critically and sales-wise) of The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes.

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Lou Contaldi

Lou Contaldi specializes in both reviews and the business behind gaming. He began writing about tech and video games while getting his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law. He is maybe the only gaming journo based in Nashville, TN.

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