Monolith Soft shares new Xenoblade Chronicles 2 art to promote recruitment of graduates
Posted on 2 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Images, Switch | 0 comments
Monolith Soft has shared a new piece of art for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, which was designed by the company’s Masumi Senoo. You can check it out above.
The artwork wasn’t released randomly. Monolith Soft updated its website today with information regarding recruitment guidelines for new graduates. The site won’t have much interest for fans of Monolith Soft, but we’ll certainly take any new Xenoblade art we can get.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 character designer celebrates third anniversary with special art
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It’s been three years since Xenoblade Chronicles 2 launched on Switch. In honor of the occasion, character designer Masatsugu Saito created a new piece of art featuring Pyra and Mythra. We’ve attached the image above.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 surpasses two million copies sold
Posted on 6 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments
Xenoblade Chronicles 2, which originally released in December 2017, is confirmed to have sold over two million copies. It currently sits at a total of 2.05 million units worldwide as of June 2020.
160,000 copies were sold in the last few months. The last official number we had was 1.92 million copies in December 2019.
Earlier this week, Nintendo revealed the latest sales for another Xenoblade Chronicles release. The May-released Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is currently at 1.40 million copies.
Here’s a chart comparing sales of Xenoblade 2 and Definitive Edition:
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 update out now (version 2.1.0), Korean text added
Posted on 8 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments
Two years after the previous patch, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has been updated again. Version 2.1.0 launched today, adding in Korean text.
Below are the official patch notes:
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition gives free 100,000G for having played Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Posted on 11 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is rewarding players for having played Xenoblade Chronicles 2. When starting up the game for the first time, a notice will appear offering free 100,000G.
Accepting or denying the reward is entirely up to you. However, it can’t be redeemed later on, so you’ll only have one chance to collect it.
[Let’s Talk] Your favorite Xenoblade game
Posted on 1 year ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News | 0 comments
Xenoblade is in a much different place now than it was a decade ago. For quite some time, we weren’t even sure if the original game would be released in the states. Whereas Japan originally received the Wii title in June 2010, it didn’t come out in English until the European launch in August 2011. Xenoblade’s North American debut finally took place several months later in April 2012.
It was then in 2015 that Xenoblade Chronicles X launched on Wii U. The RPG was quite a bit different from its predecessor, emphasizing its open world and mechs known as Skells. Hiroyuki Sawano was also brought in to helm the soundtrack. Fans still enjoyed what Monolith Soft had created, and some hope they’ll be able to revisit the world of Mira one day.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 KOS-MOS figure releases in May 2020, pre-orders open
Posted on 1 year ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 0 comments
The Xenoblade Chronicles 2 KOS-MOS figure has received a concrete release window. It’s set for launch in May 2020, and pre-orders are now open.
Below are some new photos:
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has sold 1.73 million copies worldwide
Posted on 1 year ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has sold 1.73 million copies worldwide through March 2019. That news comes straight from Monolith Soft’s Tetsuya Takahashi, who shared the news in a crossover interview with Bandai Namco’s Katsuhiro Harada. Takahashi indicated that sales are essentially peaking at that number, which makes sense given how the RPG has been out for quite some time.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 launched in December 2017. It was at 1.42 million copies sold by June 30, 2018. That number moved up to 1.53 million units by September 30 that year.
Thanks to PDApanda for the tip.
Xenoblade 2 Official Artworks Alrest Record delayed slightly due to high demand
Posted on 2 years ago by Matt(@OnePunchMaz) in News, Switch | 0 comments
Last week, Nintendo announced Xenoblade 2 Official Artworks Alrest Record, the official artbook for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It was originally set to be released on February 2nd; however, Nintendo announced today that pre-orders for the artbook greatly exceeded their expectations. As such, the release of the book has been pushed back slightly to February 12 in order to meet the high demand.
Xenoblade 2 Official Artworks Alrest Record pre-orders open
Posted on 2 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments
Announced earlier this week, the Xenoblade 2 Official Artworks Alrest Record is releasing in Japan in the very near future. The book spans over 300 pages, covering the main game and the Torna expansion. Fans will be able to pour over concept art for the characters, Blades, enemies, weapons, items, landscapes, and more.
Play-Asia has opened pre-orders for the Xenoblade 2 Official Artworks Alrest Record here. It’s due out on February 2 in Japan. Currently, a release in the west has not been announced.