Thanks to a recent Nintendo press release, fans have a much clearer idea of what combat will look like in Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
For longtime fans of the series, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is something that should definitely get you excited, but so far not much information has been revealed publicly. While the last episode of the Xenoblade Chronicles the series will launch later this year, the finer details of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 contents were kept fairly close to the chest. That seems to be changing as it looks like Nintendo now has more to show off in terms of the upcoming game.
Earlier this year, Nintendo officially revealed Xenoblade Chronicles 3 via a trailer, and the video itself showed quite a bit. From familiar character designs to large panoramic landscapes that Xenoblade Chronicles is known for, the third installment will likely have a lot to offer. In terms of active gameplay, the trailer didn’t show much, but starting today fans will get a much better idea of what combat will be like in Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
A new Nintendo press release has revealed several new details regarding combat in Xenoblade Chronicles 3. As seen in the trailer, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will have up to seven playable characters during active combat, each with their own individual class that can be customized later in the game. Not to mention the new Interlink system, which turns tag team pairs into a gigantic creature called Ouroboros, which appears to be similar to the Skells in Xenoblade Chronicles X.
In many ways, the combat system relies on Xenoblade Chronicles 2, given that the previous installment had players controlling six characters at once and also featured a class system. Although the classes of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 did not allow any kind of customization, whereas Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will give players a lot more creative control in this regard.
It’s amazing how far Xenoblade Chronicles came free. the original Xenoblade Chronicles received a limited release in North America in 2012, and since then major characters from the series like Shulk have appeared in Super Smash Bros. and numerous additional installments have been released on multiple Nintendo platforms.
Either way, it will be interesting to see what Monolith Soft has in store for its player base. The strengths of the Xenoblade Chronicles Series have always been about expansive and detailed environments, intricate world-building, and memorable storytelling. It looks like fans will definitely have a lot to look forward to in terms of Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 releases July 29, 2022 on Nintendo Switch.
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