1Always the princess, never the protagonist

If her name didn’t make it obvious enough, Princess Zelda is a staple to the Zelda franchise. Even more so than the infamous Ganon, Princess Zelda has appeared in every single Zelda game – apart from Link’s Awakening. There are few characters quite as iconic as her.

We believe it’s about time that Princess Zelda gets a more important role in the franchise named after her. She’s never been a playable character in a main entry of the Zelda series, and it’s about time that changes.

We have six key reasons to explain why Princess Zelda needs to become a playable character for future Zelda games.