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Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

Rating Summary

Based on 48 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

89

Top Critic Average

96%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchMay 29, 2020

Developer: Monolith Soft

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: RPG

MONOLITHSOFT’s epic Xenoblade Chronicles, which originally launched in 2011 on Wii, is destined to be reborn on Nintendo Switch as Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Reviews

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More an expanded re-release than a remaster, the quality of the original Xenoblade Chronicles shines out in this generous package.

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The new Future Connected story chapter isn’t particularly inspired, but the impressive graphical overhaul and welcome (if small) quality-of-life improvements make this the best version of Xenoblade Chronicles we’ve ever had.

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One of the best Japanese role-players of last generation is still one of the best on current formats, with an excellent remaster that includes a generous amount of new content.

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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition makes smart updates to the original game while adding a fantastic new epilogue that makes the journey well worth taking a decade later.

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