Nintendo brought more than 30 minutes of gameplay footage of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 to its Treehouse presentation at E3 2017. It can be seen above.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 takes place in a world “where the last remnants of civilization live on the backs of colossal beasts called Titans,” according to the publisher. Players will get to explore the story of Rex and his new friend, Pyra, “a mysterious being known as a Blade who grants him tremendous power.” Pyra and Rex will journey to try and find a utopian paradise, known as Elysium, which is considered the “ultimate paradise” for all of humanity.
The video includes commentary from the game’s designers breaking down the combat system and story, but the highlight of the game is watching Pyra and Rex take on a series of monsters. The combat system looks new, meaning that it might take fans of Xenoblade Chronicles, which was released in 2010, a bit of time to get used to.
Xenoblade Chronicles will be released this holiday season on the Switch.