The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion Exclusive Preview

Get your first look at the new Dark Horse Zelda book dedicated to Breath of the Wild in this exclusive preview!

Dark Horse has announced a new art book that serves as the ultimate companion piece to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Titled The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion, this massive hardcover art book is loaded with information and artwork related to the creation of Breath of the Wild‘s main adventure and its DLC expansions.

Along with a stunning 296 pages of design artwork and commentary straight from the game’s development team, this book includes 50 pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada (the Zelda franchise’s main illustrator since Skyward Sword) and 55 pages of history that dives into the in-game mythology of Hyrule and the rest of the series stunning world. 

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On top of all that, Creating a Champion features interviews with key members of the Breath of the Wild development team, such as art director Satoru Takizawa, producer Eiji Aonuma, and director Hidemaro Fujibayashi. Takumi Wada is also responsible for the book’s lovely cover art. 

Creating a Champion is set to release on Nov. 20. This 424-page collection is available for pre-order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, TFAW, and local comic book stores and will retail for $39.99. 

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This certainly isn’t the first time that Dark Horse and Nintendo have teamed up to publish a massive volume of art and interviews dedicated to the Zelda franchise. Previous volumes such as The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts, and The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia have been widely praised for their stunning designs and wealth of content. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion certainly looks like it’s ready to achieve similar acclaim. 

To help tide you over until the release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion, we’ve got a few exclusive pages from the upcoming book to share with you. Be sure to check those out in the gallery above!