If this Zelda: Breath of the Wild flooded Hyrule concept was DLC, I'd buy it


I'm into this

I've been noodling around with the idea of replaying Zelda: Breath of the Wild a third time, beyond my hard mode playthrough, but I just can't stop messing around with my existing save files.

There's still so much to be explored, so much I left untamed so that I can spend some free time in Hyrule. While the idea of an expanded story via DLC later this year does intrigue me, this concept art from a fan is a far more interesting proposition.

Here, they re-imagine the entire world of Hyrule as a flooded kingdom, bringing our most treasured Wind Waker memories to mind. But it's more than just a fleeting idea -- the actual layout looks like something I'd want to explore and craft makeshift boats for. It's like Breath of the Wild's own Cataclysm, a la World of Warcraft (and a trope Zelda games have been doing for years).

The real source image is massive (12000 x 10000), and I recommend checking it out in all of its zoomed glory.

Breath of the Wind: Flooded Hyrule Concept Map [Reddit]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up


Click to open photo gallery:


Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures



Filed under...



You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!