Here's the direct quote :
"One of the reasons we wanted to create a continuation was because I wanted to revisit that Hyrule again and use that world again, while incorporating new gameplay and new story," he says."
What does this truly entail ? He could expand it, modify it heavily or it could have just meant the same world as the "same space in the timeline" just like Spirit Track and Phantom Hourglass where part of the same world as Wind Waker.
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