Xenoblade 2 Confirmed For Holiday 2017

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Despite being announced alongside Nintendo’s Switch console, the direct sequel to the Wii’s Xenoblade Chronicles, never had a firm release date. With their new E3 trailer, Nintendo and developer Monolith Soft have narrowed that release date to the end of the year: the trailer ends with a more definitive Holiday 2017 release window.

Xenoblade Chronicles (Just Xenoblade 2 in Japan) has a distinct new art style from its predecessor. It also leaves Shulk behind, featuring an entirely new hero and adventure. With just the trailer to learn from, it’s still unclear how it will tie into the overall Xenoblade storyline. It’s also a different game from the WiiU’s Xenoblade Chronicles X, a spiritual successor to the Wii title that released in 2015.

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Sean is a gamer and video editor currently freezing his ass off in Chicago. He has a passion for technology, and a bigger one for Lego. Having graduated from Columbia College Chicago, he now lives in the suburbs of the Windy City with his girlfriend Amanda. If you want to get ahold of him, you can use his Twitter @sroslon, or just shout loudly in the middle of Michigan Ave. You'll also find him gaming on PSN and Steam under the alias bigwhiteyeti, and on XBL as thebigwhiteyeti. He also kindly suggests that someone make a new TimeSplitters. Seriously. Do it.