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Update (4/25): The tweet has since been deleted. It’s possible that the information was shared before it was supposed to, or was inaccurate. We’ll keep an eye on this moving forward.


Original (4/24): A tweet from Nintendo Australia/New Zealand has confirmed that Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition will allow players to swap between the original Wii game’s soundtrack and the brand new ‘remastered’ version.

This feature had not previously been announced, the tweet confirming it can be seen below.

Monolith Soft is refreshing the soundtrack for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition by remastering and re-recording almost all of the music. Today, Nintendo shared a sample of the redone version of Colony 9. We have that below.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition launches May 29.

Nintendo has confirmed via Twitter that the upcoming epilogue featured in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, Future Connected, is set one year after the events of the main game.

Future Connected is a brand new story featuring Shulk and Melia, but no specifics of the epilogue have been shared yet. It was previously revealed that it can be accessed at any point during Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition releases May 29th 2020.

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The Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Collector’s Set, which previously sold out on Amazon Germany, is now available again. Consumers can pre-order the special release here. Shipping to the United States isn’t an option, so this one is pretty much just for our friends in Germany.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition launches May 29.

Update (4/8): This is now up on Amazon Italy here, though it also doesn’t ship to the United States. Still in stock on Amazon UK and Amazon France.


Original (4/7): The Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – Collector’s Set is now available to pre-order from Amazon in a pair of European regions. You can nab it on Amazon UK here as well as Amazon France here.

Note that importing is unfortunately not an option. You may want to use a service such as Forward2Me as a workaround if you live in the United States.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition launches May 29. The Collector’s Set includes the game, 250-page art book, a steelbook, vinyl featuring the Monado printed on the sleeve, and a poster.

The world of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition has a whole lot of environments to explore, and Nintendo is starting to showcase some of these areas with various screenshots. Take a closer look at Gaur Plain, Colony 9, Satorl Marsh, Bionis’ Interior, Makna Forest, and Eryth Sea in the gallery below.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition comes to Switch on May 29.

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Amazon has opened pre-orders for the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – Definitive Works Set. You can reserve a copy here.

All copies of this special edition include the game and a 250-page art book.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition launches May 29.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition had a big blowout in this week’s Nintendo Direct Mini. We finally know that the RPG is coming to Switch on May 29, and new information about what’s new for this release was shared. Additional tidbits have since come in as well.

Future Connected is a brand new epilogue created for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Have you already played the game on another system? Then you’ll be happy to hear that you can access Future Connected immediately – you don’t have to beat the story to access the extra story.

Update: This is now up on Amazon Germany here. However, it doesn’t appear to ship outside of Germany.


The Nintendo UK store has opened pre-orders for the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Collector’s Set. You can reserve a copy here.

The Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Collector’s Set comes with a 250-page artbook, steelbook, vinyl featuring the Monado printed on the sleeve, and a poster. You’ll also receive a Monado keychain from the Nintendo UK store as a bonus.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is launching on Switch in a couple of months following previous releases on Wii and New 3DS. A new comparison video for all three versions can be found below.