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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

Rating Summary

Based on 94 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

89

Top Critic Average

98%

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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Reviews Summary

Summary: Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition improves what is an already exceptional game with updated visuals, gameplay tweaks and new content, it is a must-buy for Switch RPG fans.

Welcome Tweaks

A number of tweaks to visuals and gameplay make the Definitive Edition the best way to play Xenoblade Chronicles

A Stellar Experience

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition remains one of the best RPGs available and this remaster proves that.

Additional Content

An additional new epilogue chapter sweetens the deal in what is already a fantastic game.

General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchMay 29, 2020

Developer: Monolith Soft

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: RPG

MONOLITHSOFT’s epic Xenoblade Chronicles, which originally launched in 2011 on Wii, is destined to be reborn on Nintendo Switch as Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Reviews

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More an expanded re-release than a remaster, the quality of the original Xenoblade Chronicles shines out in this generous package.

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The new Future Connected story chapter isn’t particularly inspired, but the impressive graphical overhaul and welcome (if small) quality-of-life improvements make this the best version of Xenoblade Chronicles we’ve ever had.

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One of the best Japanese role-players of last generation is still one of the best on current formats, with an excellent remaster that includes a generous amount of new content.

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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition - Nintendo Direct Mini 3.26.20 - Nintendo Switch

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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition - Announcement Trailer - Nintendo Switch

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