director The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the KingdomHidemaro Fujibayashi I’m already thinking about the next game of the series. That’s according to New York Times writer Zachary Small, who recently published an interview with Fujibayashi and series producer Eiji Aonuma.
New York Times article It focuses more on the design challenges Tears of the Kingdom faced during development, but Small added in a tweet: “It seems likely that Fujibayashi has plans for the next Zelda game, even if he’s still not talking to Aonuma.” .
Although the future of the series wasn’t mentioned much in the interview, Aonuma hinted: potential themes Here’s part of the story that might relate to Ganondorf: “From now on, we’ll be able to see the character develop further and change in personality as the series progresses. Ganondorf is a component we use to integrate the game” .
in a different one interview with polygonFujibayashi talked about ideas that for one reason or another did not make it to Tears of the Kingdom. “I have a few in mind, but I’m not sure if I can share them here,” the actress joked. “I don’t want to spoil people’s surprise.”
Aonuma said, “Yes, no, that will cause me trouble. So please don’t.”
There’s certainly no shortage of ideas for Nintendo and the Zelda team. However, some of these ideas are being used by others, like Dbrand, who created Clone of the Kingdom, a Switch/Steam Deck skin that copied Zelda and insulted lawyers.