Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Direct

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Direct Wrap-up: Story, Gameplay, DLC

I wasn’t doing anything with this money, anyway.

During today’s Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Direct, Nintendo showed off new details for the upcoming sequel, including a new story trailer. They also revealed their plans for an expansion pack, which includes an expanded-side-story. You can pre-purchase the DLC pack for $29.99. The full title is also available for pre-download now on the eShop.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Direct Wrap-up

The expansion pass includes new quests and support items but eventually will add a battle mode and new side-story quest. No details on these modes, aside from battling stronger enemies in battle mode. However, Nintendo will announce more details about the individual elements in the pass, later. The expansion pass is available for pre-purchase on the eShop at $29.99.


Nintendo also announced dual-audio for the game through a free-DLC pack. Here’s the story trailer with Japanese voice acting:

Here’s what said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, said in a press release after the Direct:

With Xenoblade Chronicles 2, we are giving fans yet another engaging adventure that can only be found on Nintendo Switch. This sequel is perfect for playing at home or while traveling during the busy holiday season.

To view the Nintendo Direct video in its entirety, visit http://xenobladechronicles2.nintendo.com/direct/.

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Source: Nintendo PR

James Peterson

An aspiring digital journalist, James loves Nintendo and Japanese culture. He spent eight years in Japan studying the language and learning about the culture, if not goofing around in Tokyo. Zelda, Pokémon, and Xenoblade are some of his favorite franchises to play.