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We now have additional information about the Xenoblade Chronicles X soundtrack, which is due out on May 20.

A total of 55 tracks are included in the soundtrack. It was previously thought that there would be five CDs, but it’s now been made clear that there will actually be four.

Continue on below for a full track listing.

There is no doubt that when it comes to RPGs, some of the best music is composed for them. Xenoblade Chronicles is no different. With the release of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D around the corner, Nintendo has posted live performances of a few of the soundtrack’s tunes, which was also streamed live during a special Xenoblade Chronicles 3D presentation just a few days ago. Listen to all five performances of the gorgeous compositions below.

The North American Xenoblade Chronicles 3D site is open. You can access it here. There’s plenty of information to check out, plus trailers and various images!

Earlier today, a special Xenoblade Chronicles 3D live stream was held with Monolith Soft’s Tetsuya Takahashi, Nintendo’s Genki Yokota, and actor John Kaminari. We now have the full recording.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy over two hours of Xenoblade! There’s music performances, tons of footage, and more!

Another round of details have been translated from the Xenoblade Chronicles X. We get to learn more about battles, including the Overclock Gear feature. You’ll find the full set of information below.

– Battle flow is dependent on the order and timing of arts usage as well as your relative position
– Combo attacks are arts with descriptions like “Increases damage if used following a Melee Art” or “Increases damage if used following a Ranged Art”
– This makes it possible to achieve greater effects than normal through combinations
– Link arts together skillfully to increase the damage you do to enemies
– Certain arts inflict the “Break” status effect on enemies
– Use an art with the “Topple” effect while enemies are suffering from “Break” to prevent them from moving for a short time
– Your attacks will never miss when this happens
– Additionally, all damage is increased by 1.5 times while they’re suffering from Topple
– There are also arts that inflict more damage while an enemy is Toppled
– If you don’t Break them first, enemies will not Topple
– Attack an enemy from behind, above, or below to increase your accuracy and critical hit rates
– Some arts have special effects when used from the side or back
– Can target different parts of an enemy
– By destroying a part, an enemy will be unable to use it to attack
– Earn extra rewards after battle by destroying parts
– Get the “Overclock Gear” after progressing through the story to a certain point
– This technique is powerful, but it drains 3000 TP to give you massively improved battle capabilities for a short time
– When enabled, your arts’ Recast time is drastically reduced
– Overclock Gear has “Triple Recasts”, which allow your arts to charge up for a third time
– TP you’ve accumulated carries over between fights
– Gear Counter: Changes color depending on the arts used
– Gear Time: A meter that slowly decreases; the OC Gear ends when it empties