I plan to mainly walk in Zwift on my treadmill, and in going through the forums I see I’m not alone.
I have a few ideas to make Zwift more friendly for walkers:
Treadmill speed/incline: For those without special hardware (foot pods, NPE Runn) it would be nice if this was built-in to Zwift and if we didn’t need to use a 3rd party app. I see some use an app like treadmill-speed-transmitter. Should be pretty easy to add a feature within Zwift to allow people to specify their speed and incline (maybe some large up/down arrows on one side to make it easy to adjust while walking/jogging). This can be built into the WIndows PC app and the mobile companion.
Nature Trails: would be cool to have a nature trail instead of a running/cycling track to choose from. There could also be wildlife, sounds of the forest, etc. Maybe a clothing set for our avatar (hiking shorts, etc)
I see some requests for the ability to put walking groups together. I also think in these forums making a separate category for Walkers would be useful too.
I think Zwift has a lot of potential for people who just want to walk.