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Poll: Is Nintendo teasing a playable Zelda in Tears of the Kingdom?

Royal treatment.

A curious piece of artwork posted by Nintendo currently has fans in a debate.

Is this a teaser for playable Princess Zelda in Tears of the Kingdom?

The art in question shows Zelda in her usual attire. While she's holding a torch in one hand, in the other is... what?

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It almost looks like a Sheikah Slate, but the design looks a bit different to Link's in Breath of the Wild. And if she is holding a Sheikah Slate, could that mean she's playable? In Breath of the Wild, the Sheikah Slate allows Link to use special powers called Runes, which are fundamental in completing shrines. Maybe Zelda's not holding a Sheikah Slate at all?

However, Nintendo's previous tweet confirmed Zelda's line in the newest trailer to be "lend him your power" rather than "lend me your power", causing fans to think Zelda won't be playable.

So what do you think? Is Nintendo teasing a playable Zelda in Tears of the Kingdom?

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