Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Is Coming to Save the Holiday RPG Season

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Is Coming to Save the Holiday RPG Season

Yes, we'll see the new Xenoblade game this year.

Recently on Axe of the Blood God, Kat and I wondered if there'd be any big RPG releases for the 2017 holiday season. Answer: Yes! Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is coming to the Nintendo Switch in time for Christmas.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is also making a return to a character-driven fantasy setting, leaving behind the sci-fi themes in Xenoblade Chronicles X. You take the role of another lovable Shulk-like hero, there's a giant tree, and of course there's a giant bad-ass energy blade in the tradition of the Monado.

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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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