Thanks to a recent press release from Nintendo, 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 to certainly get excited about, but so far, little information has been publicly revealed. While the newest edition of Xenoblade Chronicles series launches later this year, the finest details of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 contents were held very close to the chest. That seems to be changing as it looks like Nintendo now has more to show in terms of the next game.
Earlier this year, Nintendo officially revealed Xenoblade Chronicles 3 via an announcement trailer, and the video itself showed quite a bit. From familiar character designs to the grand, sweeping landscapes that Xenoblade Chronicles is known, the third installment will likely have a lot going for it. In terms of active gameplay, the trailer didn’t show much, but starting today, fans will have a much better idea of what combat will be like in Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
A new press release from Nintendo has revealed several new details about the combat in Xenoblade Chronicles 3. As seen in the announcement 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 causes tag team pairs to transform into a gigantic creature called Ouroboros, which appears to be similar to Skells in Xenoblade Chronicles X.
In many ways, the combat system is based on Xenoblade Chronicles 2, whereas the previous edition had players controlling six characters at the same time and also featured a class system. Although the classes Xenoblade Chronicles 2 did not allow any type of customization, while Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will give players much more creative control in this regard.
It’s amazing to see how far Xenoblade Chronicles came as a franchise. The original Xenoblade Chronicles received a limited release in North America in 2012, and since then key characters from the series, such as Shulk, have appeared in Super Smash Bros. and several additional installments were released on various Nintendo platforms.
Either way, it will be interesting to see what Monolith Soft has in store for its player base. The core strengths Xenoblade Chronicles it’s always been the expansive and detailed environments, the intricate world construction and memorable narratives. It looks like fans will certainly have a lot to look forward to in terms of Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will be released on July 29, 2022 for Nintendo Switch.
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Source: Nintendo Life
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