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Xenoblade Chronicles 3

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3
ゼノブレイド 3
Zenobureido 3
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North American box art.
Developer(s): Monolith Soft
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Category: Action RPG
Players: 1
Predecessor: Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Successor: N/A
Release dates
Worldwide: July 29, 2022[1]
Ratings
ESRB: T
CERO: C
PEGI: 12
USK: 12
ACB: M
GRAC: 15
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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is an action role-playing game developed by Monolith Soft for the Nintendo Switch and the third main entry in the Xenoblade Chronicles series. The game was announced during Nintendo Direct on February 9, 2022, and was released in July 2022.

Blurb[edit]

Nintendo website

Join Noah and Mio, members of the two opposing nations of Keves and Agnus, on a heartfelt journey to end the cycle of violence. A group of six characters from these nations join together to awaken the colonies of Aionios and expose the true threat both nations face. Traverse massive, fantastical landscapes as you learn how this game connects to the larger Xenoblade Chronicles™ story.

Command six characters and seamlessly enter real-time, RPG combat

All six of your core party members jump into action against enemies, auto-attacking with their distinct arts and weapons. Position your team to take advantage of Arts and maximize damage and debuffs. Pairs of characters can Interlink to form a mighty Ouroboros capable of taking down the most threatening enemies with powerful Arts.

Nintendo eShop

Live to fight and fight to live in the next entry in the Xenoblade Chronicles™ series

Join Noah and Mio, members of the two opposing nations of Keves and Agnus, on a heartfelt journey to end the cycle of violence. A group of six characters from these nations join together to awaken the colonies of Aionios and expose the true threat both nations face. Traverse massive, fantastical landscapes as you learn how this game connects to the larger Xenoblade Chronicles™ story.

Command six characters and seamlessly enter real-time, RPG combat

All six of your core party members jump into action against enemies, auto-attacking with their distinct arts and weapons. Position your team to take advantage of Arts and maximize damage and debuffs. Pairs of characters can Interlink to form a mighty Ouroboros capable of taking down the most threatening enemies with powerful Arts.

Technical details[edit]

Technical Details
Media

Nintendo Switch Game Card
Digital download

Download size

13.7 GB

Supported features

Nintendo Switch Online (Save Data Cloud)
amiibo (Read Only)[2]

Input / compatible controllers

Joy-Con
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Additional content[edit]

Updates[edit]

Version no. Release date(s) Description
1.1.0 NA: July 26, 2022[3]
JP: July 28, 2022[4][5]
Adds the ability to receive content from the Expansion Pass, adds the ability to access the main menu by pressing the X button, gameplay adjustments.
1.1.1 September 6, 2022 Adjusts the behavior of the Unique Monster Perilwing Ryuho to be undefeatable when the player is outside of its normal location, fixes an issue with the "Shadow of Enmity" quest in which the first battle during the quest would not end, fixes an issue with the "Severed Connection" quest in which the Mysterious Raider battle would not end, fixes an issue in which the Gogol Vuaga and Gogol Dalm items could not be obtained, fixes an issue in which some bonus effects from cooked dishes would not be applied, fixes an issue in which the Talent Art button would disappear and be unusable in certain circumstances, fixes an issue with the German language setting causing the shop menu text "Verkaufen" to overlap with other text, gameplay adjustments.

Downloadable content[edit]

As with Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will be receiving additional paid downloadable content through the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass. The Expansion Pass was made available for pre-order starting on June 22, granting access to four waves of content:[2]

  • Wave 1 (July 29, 2022): Includes additional items and color variations for character outfits.
  • Wave 2 (October 13, 2022): Includes Challenge Battle mode, the additional Hero Ino and associated Hero Quests, and additional character outfits.[6]
  • Wave 3 (Releasing by April 30, 2023): Includes additional battles for Challenge Battle mode, an additional hero with new quests, and additional character outfits.
  • Wave 4 (Releasing by December 31, 2023): Includes an additional story.

Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. "Step into the vast world of Aionios in #XenobladeChronicles3 sooner than expected, now coming to #NintendoSwitch on 7/29! Check out the latest trailer to learn more about the game’s story, characters, and strategic battle system, where you can team up with up to 7 characters!" Nintendo of America on Twitter (April 19, 2022). Retrieved April 19, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct - Nintendo Switch. Nintendo (YouTube; June 22, 2022). Retrieved June 22, 2022.
  3. How to Update Xenoblade Chronicles 3. Nintendo Support. Retrieved July 29, 2022.
  4. Xenoblade3(ゼノブレイド3) 更新データ. Nintendo. Retrieved July 28, 2022.
  5. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 day one update out now (version 1.1.0), patch notes. Nintendo Everything (July 28, 2022). Retrieved July 28, 2022.
  6. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass Wave 2 – Nintendo Direct 9.13.22 – Nintendo Switch. Nintendo (YouTube; September 13, 2022). Retrieved September 13, 2022.


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