“The new Breath of the Wild or the sequel to it, it’s not necessarily going to be related to Majora’s mask or inspired by it… What we showed you currently is a little darker,” Aonuma said.
IGN’s Joe Skrebels wrote about the possible connection to Majora’s Mask following the trailer at E3 for the upcoming sequel, saying, “Like the tale of Skull Kid, this looks dark, odd, melancholy: the trailer’s haunting reverse-voiced soundtrack, subterranean locations, murdered rats, and reanimated mummified remains lend a much grimmer tone than you might expect of a follow-up to Nintendo’s pastel colour masterpiece.”
Aonuma said that since the Breath of the Wild sequel is still in production, there’s not much more he can release about it.
For more on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s sequel, check out the Nintendo Direct E3 reveal trailer and read our round up of 23 new details we learned from Aonuma about the game at Nintendo Treehouse Live.
Make sure to also read our review of Breath of the Wild that released in 2017, where we gave it a 10/10 saying the game,”is a masterclass in open-world design and a watershed game that reinvents a 30-year-old franchise.”
For all things E3, stay tuned to IGN’s E3 2019 hub, and be sure to check out the list of confirmed E3 2019 games, as well as the list of games that won’t be at E3 2019.