Xenoblade Chronicles 3 arrives on Nintendo Switch on July 29th

Jerry on 2022-02-15
Last week's Nintendo Direct livestream unveiled several upcoming exclusives arriving on the Nintendo Switch in 2022. Among them is Monolithsoft's latest installment in the Xenoblade Chronicles role-playing game franchise.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 launches for Nintendo's hybrid console on July 29th, featuring characters designed by Masatsugu Saito. Music for the game is by Xenogears composer Yasunori Mitsuda, together with returning Xenoblade Chronicles sound team members Manami Kiyota and Kenji Hiramatsu, TOMOri Kudo and CHiCO of ACE, along with Mariam Abounnasr of Procyon Studio.

Director Tetsuya Takahashi mentioned in an announcement post that flute-based melody featuring in the trailer will serve as an important motif in the third Xenoblade Chronicles installment. The reveal trailer can be viewed on YouTube, courtesy of Nintendo.

From the product page:
A vast world awaits in Xenoblade Chronicles 3, the next game in the acclaimed RPG series from developer MONOLITHSOFT. Players will step into the roles of protagonists Noah and Mio amid turmoil between the hostile nations of Keves and Agnus. Six characters hailing from those nations will take part in a grand tale with “life” as its central theme.
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