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.

Tagged with monolithsoft, News, Nintendo Switch.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Read this next

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Postmortem: Breaking Down the Inaugural Switch RPG's Success With Tetsuya Takahashi

What Monolith Soft learned from Xenoblade Chronicles 2's sometimes-difficult development, and how it applied that knowledge to the Torna: The Golden Country DLC.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Update Adds New Quests, Custom Difficulty Options

Also included: A certain beloved song from the first Xenoblade.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Isn't Just a Good RPG—It's a Great One

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our RPG podcast recaps last week's Nintendo Direct, dives into Radiant Historia, and praises Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

More News

You'll Have To Play Cyberpunk 2077 At Least Three Times To See How Life Paths Pan Out

Where you come from will affect where you go, and how.