Xenoblade Chronicles 2 to be released this year

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 to be released this year

During the Nintendo Spotlight, we got a new look at Xenoblade Chronicles 2 with English voice acting.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be the sequel to the Wii U’s Xenoblade Chronicles and will feature new characters in search of the elusive place called Elysium.

Explore an endless ocean of clouds,where the last remnants of civilization live on the backs of colosal beasts caled 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. ~Nintendo PR

The game has adopted a more anime-ish chibi art style while retaining its gorgeous environment and detailed adversaries.

For more gameplay footage, you can also check out the Treehouse live gameplay walkthrough too.

Xenoblade Chronicles will release for the Nintendo Switch holiday 2017