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Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Rating Summary

Based on 105 critic reviews
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83

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80%

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Reviews Summary

Massive Scale
Fantastic RPG Structure
Overly Complex Battle System

Summary: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has all the complexities you'd come to expect from a massive JRPG. Some may be turned off by that, but fans of the genre won't be disappointed.

General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchDec 1, 2017

Developer: MONOLITHSOFT

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: RPG

SEARCH FOR THE ULTIMATE PARADISE, ELYSIUM, WITH YOUR COMPANION, PYRA. Explore an endless ocean of clouds, where the last remnants of civilisation live on the backs of colossal beasts called Titans. Experience the story of Rex and his new friend, Pyra, a mysterious being known as a Blade who grants him tremendous power. Together, search for Pyra’s long lost home Elysium, the ultimate paradise for all of humanity. Explore colossal beasts called Titans, the homes of different civilisations, offering expansive regions to discover Form powerful bonds with Blades, unique beings granting tremendous power to their users, called Drivers Features a deep battle system that builds on the triumphs of the Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles X games

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Critic Reviews

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IGN

8.5 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a standout RPG that manages to keep its story, combat, and exploration interesting over the course of at least 70 hours of adventure through an impressively varied and rich world. Getting from place to place can be confusing, but outside of that and a multi-hour progression roadblock near the end this is an excellent game full of tough, memorable battles and a positive message.

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The true sequel to the best-loved contemporary JRPG is unrestrained in its ambition, and the result is a chaotic kind of brilliance.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

In some ways a backwards step from its immediate predecessor, but this is still a fascinatingly complex Japanese role-player with the best open world since Breath Of The Wild.

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Trailers

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - The World of Alrest Trailer - Nintendo Switch thumbnail

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - The World of Alrest Trailer - Nintendo Switch

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Official Game Trailer - Nintendo E3 2017

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Demonstration - Nintendo E3 2017

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