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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 season pass announced and detailed

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 season pass announced and detailed

Firstly, bonus support items will follow the game's release in December this year, before a new quest arrives in January 2018. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will include a $30 season pass that unlocks content from launch up until Fall 2018, including a new Battle Mode, a new side-story adventure, and a smattering of other packs. For more downloadable content, which will be released over the course of months, you can purchase the game's Expansion Pass, available today. You'll also be able to download a full Japanese audio track for Xenoblade the day it launches. This DLC becomes available on Thursday, November 9.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will feature an expanded battle system from the first game, which will feel familiar to any of you older series' fans.

The Direct discussed details of Blades, which are artificial lifeforms that bond with Drivers like Xenoblade Chronicles 2's main character, Rex.

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In and out of battle, Blades will have a wide array of support abilities. Look for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 to release on December 1. Selecting different Blades will provide the player with different possible strategies during the real-time combat.

While traveling the massive world of Alrest, players will run into shining spots called Collection Points – which give players the opportunity to pick up valuable items or dive under the clouds to salvage hard-to-find treasures – or special landmarks that players can transport to at any time.

Nintendo recently held a Nintendo Direct presentation that was focused entirely on the game, giving lots of new details on the game. The $29.99 Dollars pass, which is available for pre-purchase today (like the game itseslf), will add new content to the game through next fall. Launching alongside the game is a themed Pro Controller for $75.


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