Zelda Producer on Voice Acting in Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is mixing up the series’ formula in several exciting ways, including the addition of voice acting, and producer Eiji Aonuma has come forward to explain why for the first time it’s being incorporated into the franchise.

“It’s really difficult to leave an impression on players with just text,” Aonuma told Polygon, going on to point out that not every piece of dialogue in the game will be voiced. There are, however, specific instances in which he wants to “leave impressions on users” and is using voice acting to achieve that.

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