The Making of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video – The Beginning

  • Published: 14 March 2017
  • Director Hidemaro Fujibayshi discusses the process and journey of creating The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

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  • Dragon Slayer
    Dragon Slayer  5 hours back

    I wish they had a version of this In English so I didn’t have to read sub titles

    • Saucy
      Saucy  2 days back

      How come I’m only seeing this now

      • Awsesome Tech
        Awsesome Tech  1 weeks back

        the release date was to align with the Switch release date Why can they not just admit that. Nintendo internal marketing is always frustrating.

        • CrimsonNerd
          CrimsonNerd  2 weeks back

          I’ve been coming up with ideas for a new Zelda game. Mine has a massive emphasis on sword duels. Think of a mix of For Honor, Twilight Princess and the Jedi Knight games. I’ve even thought about having Ganondorf as your companion, similar to the King of Red Lions, in which he assists you so he may have a powerful opponent to fight.

          • XD R4GE
            XD R4GE  3 weeks back

            The Nintendo switch came out on my birthday

            • Green Envy
              Green Envy  3 weeks back

              Whoever decided breakable weapons needed to happen should be FIRED.

              • 3Ragusa 676
                3Ragusa 676  3 weeks back

                God this game is amazing

                • Benji 0399
                  Benji 0399  3 weeks back

                  Just the fact that there are so many ways to make some Wood burn is really cool

                  • Truth Hurts
                    Truth Hurts  4 weeks back

                    It's a great game I loved it. But I bought it a week ago and already defeated the devine beasts and ganon. I get the it's a lot to collect but the story itself is soooooo short. Four main dungeons? I prefer the style of a link to the past, and ocarina of time. Lots of large dungeons.

                    • Loki
                      Loki  4 weeks back

                      Dungeons, more diverse monsters, harder boss fights, after game content

                      • Loki
                        Loki  4 weeks back

                        5:04 imagine accidentally starting a massive forest fire lol

                        • Bryan BD
                          Bryan BD  4 weeks back

                          Still haven’t played this game yet.

                          • WhoTNT
                            WhoTNT  4 weeks back

                            PLEASR PLEASE don't spoil all the hard work of the level designers and texture artists of the new BOTW by setting the gamma to the same levels as the first game. I bought the game for the Wii U but stopped playing because of the low FPS in the villages. I recently started playing it again on PC using CEMU and the game looks so much more amazing at 60fps and reduced gamma levels. It's just like a Ghibli animation now. I honestly feel sorry for the people that played this amazing game on the Switch or Wii U.

                            • 翟秋实老师
                              翟秋实老师  4 weeks back

                              Hopefully anyone still play botw 2027

                              • Paige McNally
                                Paige McNally  1 months back

                                also can i please be a developer/artist? those are my two favorite jobs! :D thanks

                                • Paige McNally
                                  Paige McNally  1 months back

                                  hidemaro i can help you with botw2 i have very good ideas!

                                  • Tora Boba
                                    Tora Boba  1 months back

                                    Hyped wait for the sequel!

                                    • Yoshi Gaming
                                      Yoshi Gaming  1 months back

                                      The wait was long (although i wasnt there for that wait because i wasnt a zelda fan but am now) but it was worth it...
                                      BOTW2: *exists*
                                      Me: AhAhh, here we go again.

                                      • Mark Bell
                                        Mark Bell  1 months back

                                        Breath of the wild is an awesome game! I started master mode and got most of the shrines.

                                        • Zatera
                                          Zatera  1 months back

                                          i dont understand... i keep putting 2 everytime i see botw and then throwing money at the screen but nothings happening

                                          • Leonardo Saviane
                                            Leonardo Saviane  1 months back

                                            Since for the chapter tooks them 4 years, do you think that for BOTW2 will take less time? for example, 3 year?

                                            • Veranek
                                              Veranek  1 months back

                                              It's a sequel, so they will use almost every asset from BOTW.

                                          • fafonmek
                                            fafonmek  1 months back

                                            The most extraordinary game!!

                                            • Maria Tania Da Silva Tania

                                              Porque as legendas não são em português amo este jogo do zelda

                                              • Jon Adol
                                                Jon Adol  1 months back

                                                This deserves a million likes

                                                • Shazlynk TG
                                                  Shazlynk TG  1 months back

                                                  What a time to be a gamer. I would have loved having such making of when I was a kid

                                                  • Jelly Much
                                                    Jelly Much  1 months back

                                                    I’m from the future. Breath of the wild 2 is game of the year .😎

                                                    • Artimist 03
                                                      Artimist 03  1 months back

                                                      And you have choose this date well, a Zelda for my birthday !

                                                      • LagsterPrism
                                                        LagsterPrism  1 months back

                                                        “We gave players a reason to keep a wooden weapon in their pouch, just in case.”

                                                        *thunder helm exists*

                                                        • Jon Snow
                                                          Jon Snow  1 months back

                                                          Gameplay wise>skyrim and witcher 3 combined.

                                                          • Huffleve
                                                            Huffleve  1 months back

                                                            I like the idea of cyborg link.That would be cool, and it fits too

                                                            • KoishiWii8
                                                              KoishiWii8  1 months back

                                                              I'm completely glad to hear all about the making of this Legend of Zelda game and I've also learned from it like that. But if I want to make a top quality game like that then I better have to get a lot of practice and skill improvement for game development first but I also gotta avoid rushing development.

                                                              Thanks a lot Miyamoto for making my childhood super awesome ever since Super Mario 64. Not to mention I've also grew up my childhood with Mario flash games too.

                                                              *cough* Newgrounds *cough*

                                                              • Kyle Hearnsberger
                                                                Kyle Hearnsberger  1 months back

                                                                I beat Zelda like two days ago and a while back as I was still in the middle of it, I saw the trailer for the second one and I was like "Oh my gosh - I'm not even halfway as of yet and they're already talking about a second Breath of the Wild game ???", hahhaha. By the way - Calamity ganon is no joke !!! First form killed me only once (Thank goodness, but with Dark Beast Ganon, I must have died like 3 times !!!! That final boss is no joke. I kept prematurely jumping off the horse, then kept missing target points.

                                                                • Theodoro Garcia
                                                                  Theodoro Garcia  1 months back

                                                                  2:49 that link design is awesome!! I loved it!!

                                                                  • Obi-wans Bulge
                                                                    Obi-wans Bulge  1 months back

                                                                    Can’t wait for the sequel in 2024.

                                                                    • Gulorful
                                                                      Gulorful  1 months back

                                                                      2million views baybee

                                                                      • Kanishk pratap singh
                                                                        Kanishk pratap singh  1 months back

                                                                        Is it just me or the Nintendo building actually looks like animation 2:29

                                                                        • BlueProZert GT
                                                                          BlueProZert GT  1 months back

                                                                          Ummm this gamr is already development on wii u so

                                                                          • Jacob Reynolds
                                                                            Jacob Reynolds  4 weeks back

                                                                            And it came out on Wii U the same day as the Switch port, what’s your point?

                                                                        • Lanre Akerele
                                                                          Lanre Akerele  1 months back

                                                                          I swear to god that I really want Nintendo to remaster Skyworld Sworld in HD for Switch

                                                                          • Jarrod Dixon
                                                                            Jarrod Dixon  2 months back

                                                                            Those pins that Eiji Aonuma are wearing are absolutely amazing!!

                                                                            • The Rebillion X
                                                                              The Rebillion X  2 months back

                                                                              Should i get Botw or wait for tge sequel. New switch user here

                                                                              • BabyYoshi3
                                                                                BabyYoshi3  2 months back

                                                                                Does Zelda Pray to Nintendo?
                                                                                I thought It's nintendo who owns hyrule

                                                                                • Faris Akhtar
                                                                                  Faris Akhtar  2 months back

                                                                                  A good game, but not the best. Still thoroughly enjoyed it though, sunk 165 hours into this since I got it at launch. The only real disappointments for me were the puzzles (not comparable to Skyward Sword), and the emptiness of the world. I just hope Nintendo learns a lot for the next Breath of the Wild game, I want that to be a masterpiece.

                                                                                  • chantorfo
                                                                                    chantorfo  2 months back

                                                                                    Thanks for making the most beautiful game I’ve ever played in my life.

                                                                                    • Hommie 2.0
                                                                                      Hommie 2.0  2 months back

                                                                                      I wish Gamefreak could learn a thing or two from this video......

                                                                                      • Saro Lucero
                                                                                        Saro Lucero  2 months back

                                                                                        WHERE IS THE PROTOTYPE ZELDA GAME??? I WANT TO PLAY THAT!!!! It would be so amazing if released and was the sequel to the original game that Zelda II, despite it's appeal and innovation, just wasn't. I envision a trend in this vein, that will be taken by fans, if not by N, with retro remakes that make full use and advantage of today's technological and game design advancements. 4:20 Here is a link to the part I am talking about.

                                                                                        • Paula Tuono
                                                                                          Paula Tuono  2 months back

                                                                                          in the 9:02 he talk about languages... WOULD BE GREAT if you put brazilian PORTUGUESE in the games, Zelda and Mario especially

                                                                                          • Frick You
                                                                                            Frick You  2 months back

                                                                                            I live off of this game

                                                                                            • RAVEN AK47
                                                                                              RAVEN AK47  2 months back

                                                                                              Always hard to make changes with such a die hard fanbase, took me a while to adapt & feel the constant weapon changing etc through damage broke the flow of the game & miss epona & navi, but i am enjoying the game & the open world gameplay