Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country

Nintendo

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
81
Top Critic Average
83%
Critics Recommend
Based on 36 critic reviews
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Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country

Rating Summary

Based on 36 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

83%

Critics Recommend

Based on 36 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchSep 14, 2018

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: RPG

Guide a group of legendary warriors on a journey through the tragic history that doomed a kingdom and drove a hero down a dark path 500 years before the events of the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 game. Defend yourself from Malos and his forces using all the fury of this refined battle system, allowing you to fight as both the artificial lifeforms known as Blades and their masters, the Drivers.

- Drivers and their Blades can change from the frontlines of combat to the back in order to unleash powerful context-sensitive abilities. Together, you'll fight for the survival of mankind, under threat by Malos, who wields the legendary sword, The Monado.
- To stand a chance, you must master every character's powerful skills including Talent Arts, a strategic element returning from the original Xenoblade Chronicles game. By equipping Drivers with new weapons, you can alter their attacks and elemental powers to perform devastating combos.
- On the long road ahead, you'll rest at camps, cook food, craft items, and share a heart-to-heart with many a traveling companion. Who knows where this twisted journey will lead.

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country - Nintendo Treehouse: Live | E3 2018

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country - Announcement Trailer - Nintendo E3 2018

Game Informer

7 / 10.0
Game Informer

Though pacing problems make the journey far from riveting, the gameplay tweaks and overall story are worth experiencing if you're already a fan of Xenoblade Chronicles 2

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Destructoid

8 / 10.0
Chris Carter

In case you're curious Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country does mostly work as a standalone RPG, like a sort of pointed gateway for the daunting series. You might not pick up on some of the relationship-centric nuances or worldbuilding cues, but as long as you're paying attention you'll be able to piece that together.

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TheSixthAxis

9 / 10
Dominic Leighton

Amongst the most generous expansions of all time, Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country is one of the year's best RPGs. Returning players will love diving further into the history of Alrest and discovering more about the events that shaped the world, while newcomers can rest assured that they're starting out with the most refined and welcoming introduction to Xenoblade yet.

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