The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2 Has A Title But Nintendo Won't Reveal It Yet

Zelda names are "kind of important" and can give clues about where the story is headed, so Nintendo is keeping quiet for now.


Nintendo has landed on a subtitle for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's sequel, but the company is not ready to announce it yet.

Nintendo's Bill Trinen told IGN that Nintendo is purposefully holding back revealing the name of the sequel because "Zelda names are kind of important." Reading between the lines here, it sounds like the sequel's title will allude to some kind of story element.

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"As for why we're holding back on the name, you'll just have to stay tuned because, obviously, Zelda names are kind of important," Trinen said. "Those subtitles… they start to give little bits of hints about maybe what's going to happen."

He added: "[Breath of the Wild 2] is going to be shorthand and it's natural for people to want to find a shorthand way to frame it. We're still calling it the sequel to Breath of the Wild."

Breath of the Wild 2 is slated to release in 2022 for Nintendo Switch. During Nintendo's E3 2021 briefing, the company revealed a new trailer for the game that may contain some clues about what to expect. Check out GameSpot's Breath of the Wild 2 trailer breakdown video above, while you can also see our Breath of the Wild 2 pre-order guide.

For more on Nintendo's big announcements, check out our roundup of the biggest news from Nintendo at E3 2021 and more.

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