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Metal Max Xeno: Reborn

Metal Max Xeno: Reborn, the JRPG from Kadokawa Games, Cattle Call, and 24Frame, is now confirmed for the west. PQube announced that it will publish the title overseas in 2022.

Originally, Metal Max Xeno: Reborn launched in Japan last September.

Here’s an overview of the game with plenty of details:

Coming to Switch on September 10th in Japan, Metal Max Xeno: Reborn has suffered a couple delays, but today it seems we are receiving a large trove of information courtesy of Gematsu. Take a look at introductions to new characters, as well as a look at some of the systems in the game, and last  — but certainly not least, a bit of detail surrounding the game’s voice acting. Info and photos after the break:

Metal Max Xeno: Reborn is experiencing a second delay. Originally, the game was planned for March 26 in Japan. It was later moved back to July 9. That date won’t be met either, with Kadokawa Games today announcing that the game has been delayed to September 10.

The news was shared today as part of a 29th anniversary live stream for the series. Like many games, Metal Max Xeno: Reborn appears to have been impacted by the coronavirus.

Here’s the full live stream showcasing gameplay:


Kadokawa Games has provided the latest update on Metal Max Xeno: Reborn. A new batch of details and screenshots have been released, covering the new character growth system and character skill trees.

Here’s the full roundup, courtesy of Gematsu:

Kadokawa Games has shared another update on Metal Max Xeno: Reborn. The latest details and screenshots cover tank modification as well as a few vehicles in the game – the Wild Bus, PLT-01, Li’l Squirt, and Wolf.

Here’s the full roundup, courtesy of Gematsu:

Kadokawa Games have released the second trailer for Metal Max Xeno: Reborn. The publisher has also announced a live stream to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the series titled the ‘Tank, Dog and Human RPG Metal Max 29th Anniversary Celebration’ which will be live streamed on YouTube and NicoNico on May 24th.

You can watch the newest trailer for Metal Max Xeno: Reborn, which launches in Japan on July 9th, here.

Kadokawa Games announced today that Metal Max Xeno: Reborn has been delayed. Instead of its previous release date of March 26, it is now planned to launch on July 9. Note that this date is only for Japan – a localization of the game hasn’t been announced so far.


Kadokawa Games has come out with the first trailer for next year’s Metal Max Xeno: Reborn. Take a look at the video below.

Yesterday, we learned that Metal Max Xeno: Reborn will be released in Japan on March 26, 2020. Today, via a press release in Japan (credit to Gematsu for the translation), Kadokawa Games released some new screenshots for the game, which you can find in the gallery below. They also confirmed that first-print copies of the game would come with a special piece of DLC: “Super Woof-Woof Gourmet”, dog food for the dog Pochi.

A limited edition (pictured above) of the game will also be available in Japan. It’ll cost 9,980 Yen and contains the following:

  • Exclusive box featuring special artwork of the R Wolf vehicle and Pochi illustrated by Atsuji Yamamoto
  • A copy of the Metal Max Xeno: Reborn standard edition for PlayStation 4 or Switch with the first-print bonus downloadable content “Super Woof-Woof Gourmet”
  • Exclusive bonus downloadable content “Old Friend R” – A vehicle weapon (engine) that can be used in the game. It is a revived R type (improved version) of a first-class engine that will come in handy from the early to middle stages of the game.\
  • Special Booklet “ReBorn to be Wild” featuring the manga “Gomen na Pochi” (tentative title) by Atsuji Yamamoto
  • Set of three special mega-size pins of NOA, a tank, and Pochi

Finally, on January 17 at 7 PM JST, there will be a special live stream during which Kadokawa Games will show off live gameplay for the first time.


This week’s issue of Famitsu has the early word on Metal Max Xeno: Reborn’s release date. The game is slated for March 26, 2020 in Japan, the magazine confirms.

More information about Metal Max Xeno: Reborn is expected from Famitsu. We’ll report back with any additional details that surface.