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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 received its latest notable update yesterday, primarily adding in content for Expansion Pass owners. As part of this, items are available that can be acquired in exchange for Flawless Noponstones in Challenge Battle: Nopondemonium, including swimsuits. Check out some of the different looks for the characters in the video below.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country is now up for pre-order on the Nintendo UK store. You can reserve it here. By doing so, you’ll receive the art print pictured above.


Rounding out today’s Xenoblade Chronicles 2 news is a brand new story trailer for Torna – The Golden Country. Watch it below.

A new update has just gone live for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. You can now access version 1.5.2.

The main highlights are the additions of Elma and Corvin, who were just revealed today. After defeating Elma in Challenge Mode’s Otherworldly Fighter, she can be used as a Blade. Corvin is in as a Rare Blade for Expansion Pass owners.

Below are the full patch notes:

Elma returning from Xenoblade Chronicles X wasn’t today’s only big news for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Also announced, Nintendo has given a first look at an entirely new Rare Blade. The name was a bit difficult to make out, but it sounds something like “Marvin”.

Nintendo says that this is a powerful Blade that can use the Smash status. It’ll be included as part of the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass.

Update: We’ve clipped out Elma’s trailer below.

Original: Much in the way that Shulk and Fiora from the original Xenoblade Chronicles returned in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Elma from Xenoblade Chronicles X will be returning in Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Nintendo gave a first look in a new gameplay video today.

Nintendo hasn’t truly explained how Elma will be appearing. However, the trailer did show Rex and crew battling her as well as the character being used as a Blade.

Nintendo of Europe has prepared a brand new gameplay video for Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country. Check out the video below.

Nintendo and Monolith Soft aren’t finished covering Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country. We have another character introduction today, this time covering Torna’s actual King.

Here’s his bio:

Nintendo and Monolith Soft have returned with yet another character introduction for Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country. Today, we’re able to learn about Milt.

Here’s his brief introduction:

Today, the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Twitter account shines the spotlight on another character in the upcoming Torna – The Golden Country DLC: Mihkail. If you’ve played Xenoblade Chronicles 2, you will of course be familiar with Mikhail as one of the members of Torna, the organisation opposing Rex and friends. In The Golden Country, however, he is much younger. An orphan, he meets Lora in a place ravaged by war, and the two of them end up traveling together.