The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom trailer briefly featured a location from Skyward Sword for a “blink and you’ll miss it” second. Last week, Nintendo formally revealed that the long-awaited The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel could be referred to as Tears of the Kingdom. In the trailer asserting the game’s title, Link is proven leaping off of an island within the sky in direction of the acquainted setting of Hyrule from Breath of the Wild. However, that trailer additionally seemingly confirmed off a location from a previous Legend of Zelda game. As Link rushes in direction of the sting of the island, a separate island can briefly be seen to his proper. That island has what seems to be a number of gravestones, a tree, and a particular white trim across the island’s edges. The white trim specifically is an identical to the graveyard positioned in Skyloft, the sky island dwelling of Link and Zelda in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. You can see the graveyard on the 0:49 mark within the trailer up above.
Fans have questioned for years whether or not Tears of the Kingdom and Skyward Sword would by some means be related, on condition that each have islands within the sky. It appears possible that we’ll at the very least have some free connections between the video games, much like how Breath of the Wild featured Easter eggs associated to Ocarina of Time and Wind Waker. Lon Lon Ranch from Ocarina of Time and Outset Island from Wind Waker each seem in some vogue in Breath of the Wild, however serve solely as visible Easter eggs to longtime followers of the collection. It’s actually attainable that a number of the floating islands in Tears of the Kingdom can have their very own nods to previous Zelda video games.
More about The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will possible be revealed forward of the game’s official launch on May 12, 2023.