Watch Switch's Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Nintendo Direct [Update: It's Over]

Tune in to learn more about Nintendo's last big Switch game of 2017.


A new Nintendo Direct presentation is coming very soon. The broadcast airs today, November 7, at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET / 2 PM GMT and focuses on the company's last major Switch release of the year, Xenoblade Chronicles 2. [Update: The Nintendo Direct has ended. In addition to providing an overview of the game, we learned that a free Japanese voice track will be released at launch. Additionally, free Zelda: Breath of the Wild tie-in DLC is on the way, and Nintendo detailed the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 season pass. You can rewatch the Direct below.]

Nintendo hasn't detailed what it will show off during today's presentation, aside from that it will provide a "deep dive on the world of Alrest." You can stream the Direct on the official Xenoblade Chronicles 2 website or right here on GameSpot via the YouTube embed below.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is developed by Monolith Soft, the studio behind the Xenogears and Xenosaga titles. It stars Rex, a Driver capable of wielding living weapons known as Blades. Together with a Blade named Pyra, he voyages to different Titans on a quest to reach the World Tree and find the fabled paradise Elysium.

Like the previous two Xenoblade Chronicles games, the upcoming Switch installment is an open-world RPG. Nintendo gave an in-depth look at its battle system in a nearly hour-long gameplay demonstration during Gamescom, which also provides fans with their first look at a beautiful area called Uraya.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 launches exclusively for Switch on December 1. On the same day, Nintendo is releasing a Xenoblade-themed Switch Pro Controller, which will retail for $75. Be sure to check back for all the major news from today's Direct.

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