E3 2019 -- Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Sequel Announced For Switch

The next Legend of Zelda is in development

In a surprise, last minute announcement by Nintendo during their E3 presentation, a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was confirmed to be in development.

The news was announced via the E3 Nintendo Direct on June 11, which treated viewers to a look at the new take on the 26-year-old classic.

Nintendo followed the teaser with a short statement that read, "The sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is now in development". No further details were released regarding the sequel.

The teaser trailer had Link and Zelda journeying underground while the creepy soundtrack sounded like it was being played in reverse. It was announced on the heels of new Link's Awakening footage and news about Super Smash Bros. additions.

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The Hyrule from Breath of the Wild was shown, but it appears to be getting torn apart by this revived skeleton and the mysterious mist oozing around him. This is going to be an epic game for sure.

In a Nintendo Direct broadcast today, the Japanese video game giant laid out the lineup for its Switch console for the rest of 2019 and early 2020. The good thing is that we at least got to see actual gameplay.

New "Super Smash Bros". The first one is The Hero from Dragon Quest. "Ultimate" - The Hero from "Dragon Quest" series - coming this summer - and Banjo Kazooie from Microsoft and Rare's series of the same name. Thankfully, you can relive them once more, and with updates to both the look and motivity, as Nintendo is releasing Link's Awakening for the Switch. The game will allow Luigi some new abilities like slam, suction shot, burst, and the ability to create a clone of Luigi, Gooigi that can become a local coop partner.

The Legend of Zelda series started in 1986. If you recall, Link's Awakening was originally released for the Game Boy back in 1993.

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