The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Story and Ending Explained
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is finally out, and plenty of players are diving into the wide-open kingdom of Hyrule as they work to push back the evil that Ganon has spread throughout its land. The open nature of the exploration, the challenging combat, and the head-scratching puzzles all lend themselves quite well to the overall experience. Under the gameplay and mechanics, however, is a gripping story that will uncover the events that lead to Ganon’s rise, and Link’s place within this world.
The story has a lot going on, and since you can play however you want, even skipping ahead to the final boss right after the first, tutorial area, it can be easy to miss parts that make the bigger picture much clearer. To help those who maybe didn’t have the time to journey to each part of the game’s map and uncover every bit of the plot, we’re going to break down the important aspects of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s story.
There will definitely be some heavy spoilers ahead, so if you’d rather experience the finer details first hand during your own playthrough, we advise that you turn back now. If you have been playing, but are finding the story a bit complicated or just can’t find certain memories and other exposition in the game, continue on to see the great story that Nintendo has created.