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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition


Discover the origins of Shulk as he and his companions clash against a seemingly-unstoppable mechanical menace. Wield a future-seeing blade, chain together attacks, and carefully position your party members in strategic, real-time combat as you journey across a massive world, only on the Nintendo Switch™.

The timing was never right for me and Xenoblade Chronicles. When the original game came out the Wii, I didn’t own one. By the time I did, the game was hard to find and cost way more money than I cared to spend.

Eventually, it was ported to the 3DS but I always had trouble playing longer games on a handheld, much like Persona 4 Golden on the Vita, so I never got more than a couple hours into Xenoblade Chronicles. When it was announced that the game would be getting re-re-released on Switch, I knew it was time to give it a shot.

It’s hard for me not to compare Xenoblade to Persona 5 Royal, which I finished the night before and absolutely loved, but, so far, it’s been good. There’s so much to do, I know I’ll get sucked into doing any side-quests I’m able to find.