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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Nintendo Direct – All the key details for the Switch JRPG

Here's everything we learnt from the flashy new showing today...

The Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Nintendo Direct has been and gone. Basically, expect your social life to come to a horrible end.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Hours Of Content

Here’s everything we learnt from the flashy new showing of Xenoblade Chronicles 2:

  • The story looks to be dramatic, similar to the first game in the Xenoblade series
  • The new combat system is extensive with Persona-like elements
  • Free day one DLC will add dual audio – a Japanese voice-track
  • You can pre-purchase an expansion pass starting today – it costs a princely £26.99
  • Support items are coming in December 2017 – expansion pass
  • New quests are coming in January 2018 – expansion pass
  • There will be a new, rare blade in Spring 2018 – expansion pass
  • There’s going to be a challenge battle mode in the Summer of next year – expansion pass
  • A brand new story adventure is on its way next Autumn – expansion pass
  • Rex’s costume is coming to Breath of the Wild on November 9th via a new side quest for free
  • You may pre-purchase the game on the eShop from today

Nintendo Direct Plus New Trailer

Screenshots

Here’s Link in Rex’s costume:

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An exclusive, rather tempting Pro Controller:

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And the collector’s edition if you have any money left:

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be released worldwide for the Switch on December 1st.

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1 comment

  1. These limited edition pro controllers are gonna drive me crazy… there are already 3 of them that I want. What would I even do with 3 pro controllers?! Then again I’ve had the same problem with the limited edition 3DSes… Man, Nintendo is good at making pretty things that I want.

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