YouTube videos covering a L***ed Lego Zelda set are apparently at risk of being struck down for containing confidential information.
Towards the end of 2022, it was discovered that Lego for sets based on The Legend Of Zelda anymore, sparking theories that this meant it was now working with Nintendo on officially licenced sets.
Those suspicions appeared to be confirmed when images of (a recurring character in the Zelda series) popped up online earlier this month.
While the Lego company itself hasn’t officially announced anything, it does appear to have confirmed the set’s existence by filing a copyright claim against a YouTube video covering the leak.
This is according to YouTuber NintendoPrime, who shared on Twitter a notice they received about their video being removed due to a copyright takedown request.
Said notice states that it was indeed Lego A/S aka The Lego Group that issued the copyright strike and that it was for including a ‘confidential unreleased novelty,’ obviously referring to the aforementioned Lego set.
The irony is that in trying to clamp down on the leak, Lego is only legitimising it. After all, it wouldn’t issue a copyright strike if the images were fake.
We’ve seen this exact sort of thing before with other such leaks. Just last year, a report that L***ed details on Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima’s next game was , which just confirmed that everything the report contained was accurate.
The next question is when Lego intends on releasing the set. It would make sense to time its release alongside May’s since that’s the next major Zelda game.
Plus, the L***ed set is said to be a two-in-one design that lets you build either the Deku Tree from or the one from , the latter of which being Tears Of The Kingdom’s predecessor.
However, there’s no guarantee that it’ll be out this year. The L***ed design may not even be finalised, so the set could look completely different when Lego officially announces it.
Coincidentally, this comes around the same time as another Zelda related leak. Over the weekend, someone was able to get their hands on an artbook for Tears Of The Kingdom and has .
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