New Official Weather Time-lapse for Breath of the Wild is Powerful

In the heat of yesterday’s incredible flood of news, namely the Nintendo Switch and Red Dead Redemption 2 reveals, the rest of updates from the gaming industry quickly became overshadowed. In case you missed it, GameSpot uploaded an official weather time-lapse of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and it looks impressive beyond (my) expectations.

The video above showcases a single landscape with a few iconic teases looming in the background. Death Mountain can be seen recessed on the right, while way off in the distance you can make out the silhouette of what appears to be Hyrule Castle. Ruins, trees and grass blowing in the wind, and what looks like a shoddy enemy outpost make up the foreground to give players a taste of what environments¬†Link can will encounter out in the fields. This quiet calm doesn’t last long, however, as a pretty wicked storm this way comes.

Needless to say, it’s wildly breathtaking (eh? eh? anyone?). There’s no clarification if this footage is from the Wii U or the Nintendo Switch (I assume the former); but if anything, the video above maintains the excitement generated in me from yesterday’s news.

Drop a comment and let us know what you think about Breath of the Wild‘s convincing weather effects!


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Zach’s eternal preoccupation with video games became cemented at an early age. His first memorable journey away from reality began with a text-based Football game on a dirty Apple II; he’s chased fantasy ever since. Having took English classes as electives in college, Zach decided to pull the trigger on a merger between the two obsessions.