#12 Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Summary

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is an upcoming role-playing video game being developed by Monolith Soft and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch video game console. While it is a sequel to Xenoblade Chronicles, it features a new world and cast of characters. The game takes place in an endless ocean of clouds, where the last remnants of civilization live on the backs of numerous colossal beasts known as the Titans. The game was first announced in January 2017 as part of Nintendo's detailed reveal of its Nintendo Switch video game console. Similar to the original Xenoblade, the title was announced as Xenoblade 2 in Japan, but had Chronicles added to its name in English speaking regions.Xeno series creator Tetsuya Takahashi will return as the executive director. Like the original Xenoblade Chronicles, Nintendo of Europe took up the reins for the localization. However, unlike the previous two Xenoblade games, the localization process took place at the same time as game's development as opposed to after its development cycle. The game is noted for its significantly shorter development period compared to past Xenoblade titles, with Takahashi citing the foundation established in Xenoblade Chronicles X as a major contributing factor. The quick development cycle can also be attributed to the agreement made by both Nintendo and Monolith Soft to deliver this title early on in the Nintendo Switch's lifecycle as well as the lack of a secondary screen, like the Wii U. Music composers of Xenoblade Chronicles, Yasunori Mitsuda, ACE , Kenji Hiramatsu, and Manami Kiyota, returned to compose the game's soundtrack.

Release Dates

December 1st, 2017 (1096 days ago)
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User Posts For: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Screenshots Show Argentum Trade Guild and its Boss

Monolith Soft has been trickling down a lot of assets and screenshots of its upcoming JRPG Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and today we see more. More precisely, we take a look at the airship of the Argentum...

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets Tons of Screenshots and Videos

A large batch of screenshots and videos of Monolith Soft's Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has been revealed, focusing on Blades, beautiful vistas and more. This game is looking awesome.

Nintendo Highlights The Visual Changes in Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is all set to be an enormous - and likely intimidating - release at the end of the year. Since its announcement it's nestled comfortably on plenty of wishlists, as it'll be the first...

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 New Direct Trailer and Release Date

A full new trailer detailing this anime like game, of its many factions/landmass, gameplay and its release date! Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is due out on December 1st 2017 pending any delays. But that’s...

50 Minutes of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gamescom 2017 Gameplay

Nintendo showed off a new batch of gameplay for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 at this year’s Gamescom expo. Featured above, the new 50 minute video shows off new content and areas within the game...

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Wraps Production on the Soundtrack

Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s 2017 release date continues to feel more like its within reach with the announcement of the music for the title finally reaching completion. With numerous updates since its...

Treat your ears to some music samples from Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Get an early listen to four tracks from the Nintendo Switch RPG, coming winter 2017
Monolith Soft studio head Tetsuya Takahashi has clarified that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is not a direct sequel to Xenoblade Chronicles on Wii. That means that we won’t return to quest across Bionis...

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Will Launch Worldwide At The Same Time

There were a number of things discussed but what caught my eye was the fact that we are looking at a simultaneous worldwide release for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on the Nintendo Switch this autumn. Takahashi...

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Music by Anuna Made Composer Cry; "Wonderful" Performance by Bratislava Choir

First of all, we hear that Mitsuda-sensei worked on the mix of the songs performed by the popular Irish chroal ensemble AnĂșna. When he received the data from the sound engineer, it made him cry, and he...

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is Still Due to Arrive in 2017, Which is Nice

Within Nintendo's Earnings Release for the Fiscal Year Ended March 2017, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 by Monolith Soft has been given reconfirmation of its 2017 release in Japan and the West.
It seems like we might be getting a hint at the voice acting for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, so far as the stateside localization goes. Voice actor/director Wendee Lee has been sharing news on Facebook about...

8-4 Not Working on the Localization of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - oprainfall

It appears that 8-4 will not be working on the localization of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for the West. Hurray!
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