The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the smash hit of 2017-2018. Along with Super Mario Odyssey, the latest entry to the Zelda franchise was the driving force behind Nintendo Switch sales in the pre-Pokemon/Smash days, despite having been released on the unfortunately named Wii U. Garnering universal acclaim from game critics across the spectrum, BotW gained an immediate place near the top of “Best Games” lists across the internet.
In addition to turning the traditional Legend of Zelda formula on its head to create a vast, open world to explore, Breath of the Wild masterfully combines the cartoony aesthetic of Wind Waker with the more realistic world of Twilight Princess to create an art style that has the potential to withstand the test of time.
Take a look at some of the most breathtaking screenshots from the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild:
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