Xenoblade Chronicles 2

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  1. unsnaggedtea76

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    Since I didn't see a thread for this, I thought I’d make a thread for Nintendo’s best game for the Switch.

    I know there is a thread for XCX; but since this is a separate game, I think a separate might be better.

    Here’s the trailer.

    Do to the 2 in the name, this game could be a sequel to the original Xenoblade Chronicles.

    Might be a good idea to spoiler any details from previous games just in case.
     
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    For me this was the highlight of the Switch conference. I bought Xenoblade on release day, tried it and hated the load times so I put it aside and didn't get around to playing it again until sometime in 2015. I was very glad that I went back to it as it's one of my favourite rpg's I have played since the PS1 days. When XCX was announced I was hoping it would be more of the same but I got about 17 hours in and couldn't be bothered with it anymore.

    Once I saw the reveal trailer for XC2 I was excited and relieved because it's going back to what I loved so much about the original. The icing on the cake was when my brother told me that the composer from the first Xenoblade is back. A game like Xenoblade is a system seller for me just as much as any Zelda game and more than a Mario one.
     
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    Dude.. Seriously? Maybe I'm seriously mis-remembering, but the load times in Xenoblade were tiny, especially compared to PS1/2/3 games.
     
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    New trailer is out. Looks exciting.
     
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    Not feeling this one....I kind of preferred the character designs and combat elements from XCX a little more than the original game, and this one seems to follow suit with the original.
     
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    Well, XCX was more scifi than fantasy. The original and this have more a fantasy setting to them.
     
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    New trailer from the Direct.


    Game is set to come out December 1st.
     
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    The Direct made me damn excited for this game when I hadn’t been paying attention to it all year. I still have to get into the original though, it’s been mostly untouched on my 3DS up until now.
     
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    too bad amazon wont allow their prime 20% on special edition preorders anymore.

    love when a company gets big enough that they feel that they don't have to compete and cut all their perks.
     
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    I already started my preorder with Gamestop for the limited edition. At least this one shouldn't end up being like what happened with the XCX limited edition.
     
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    New Xenoblade 2 trailer from today’s direct.

    The full direct. It would have been nice if it was a bit longer.

    Where Pyra is being held reminds me of the place where Shulk was found with the Monado.

    Also, there is a Rex costume coming to Breath of the Wild in two days.
     
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    Going to pick this game up after I get off and start playing it when I get home. Can't wait to explore this new world. :D 
     
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    A video with some quick starting tips for gameplay:



    UK Launch trailer:



    And of course, the still work in progress Wiki:

    Xenoblade Chronicles 2

    We're all gonna have to help each other out a bit in this game as there's no:

    • Guide coming out for it
    • In-game encyclopedia
    • Way to repeat the in-game tutorials
    Lol. :D 
     
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    Well picked up my copy...wont be able to play it til tonight but it'll be perfect since i gotta stay up anyways.
     
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    I posted this in the Switch thread. For those that is on the fence between the two versions.

     
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    The game was delivered yesterday and I just got the controller delivered today.

    The box art is absolutely gorgeous!

    20171201_164225.jpg
     
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