Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Getting Prequel DLC in September

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Getting Prequel DLC in September

Oh Malos, where did you go wrong?

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is getting prequel DLC titled Torna: The Golden Country, Nintendo revealed in its E3 2018 Nintendo Direct Presentation.

The DLC is seemingly focused on telling the story of Torna, the antagonists of Xenoblade Chronicles 2. We learn about their motivations, their journey, and their inevitable downfall.

Look for the Torna: The Golden Country DLC in September 2018. Until then, hop over to our E3 2018 guide for everything you need to know about the show.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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