Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Shulk and Fiora footage

Shulk and Fiora were recently added to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 as part of the Battle Challenge Mode Pack.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - How to bring Shulk and Fiora to the main game

Nintendo teased that Shulk and Fiora, the classic duo now available in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, could be moved over from the Challenge Battle Pack to the main game, but they didn't say how. Now that people have been pouring through the latest update, we have step-by-step details on how to do so!

- Go to Menu > Expansion Pass > Gift from Zuo > select Nopon Summons and press A
- Go to the Fast Travel menu, and fast travel to Kingdom of Uraya > Olethro Ruins > Olethro Playhouse
- Move towards the strange crystal, right in front of you after fast travelling. After the cutscene, examine the portal
- After the cutscenes, go talk to the Nopon Archsage, and take on the Challenge called “Dino Drama”.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Version 1.5.0 now available (Battle Challenge Mode)

Version 1.5.0

- New Challenge Battle Mode gives players many chances to test their skills, plenty of loot to earn, and some minor story elements that show the characters in a new light
- Battle hordes of enemies in Waves to complete each challenge
- Shulk and Fiora from Xenoblade Chronicles join the fight as Blades!

Xenoblade Chronicles 2's Challenge Mode DLC launches this Thursday

Nintendo ended their Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC segment on Treehouse Live with a great bit of information. It's been confirmed that the Challenge Mode DLC is going to hit the game tomorrow! You should be able to fire up the game and grab the DLC sometime Thursday night in the states.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Shulk and Fiora return for the upcoming Expansion Pass content

Revealed during a Treehouse Live segment, we learned that both Shulk and Fiora are coming back to appear in Xenoblade Chronicles 2. The pair will appear as Blades in Challenge Battle Mode of the Expansion Pass challenge battle mode.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country getting standalone retail release alongside DLC version, due out one week later

Looks like you'll have two options when it comes to purchasing Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country. The official E3 2018 website states the following.

Available as DLC in the Expansion Pass or as a stand-alone Retail Version

This should be a pretty compelling package for those who haven't grabbed the base game yet. Here's a breakdown of the differences between DLC and retail, as well as the release dates.

Thanks to Kitroplious for the heads up!

Yasunori Mitsuda, composer on Xenoblade Chronicles 2, plays KORG Gadget on Switch

Oh man, I love this kind of stuff. It's great to see game composers get out in front of the camera, and even cooler that it's Mitsuda checking out KORG Gadget! If you want to get the whole video, make sure you click over to YouTube and turn on the English subs!

Interview with Skye Bennett, Voice Actor for Xenoblade Chronicles 2's Pyra and Mythra

Check out this video interview with the voice of Pyra & Mythra in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 where she answers a few fan questions, and plays a game of "Pyra or Mythra".

Thanks to Leaffarisclaus for the heads up!

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 official soundtrack - unboxing of all three Japanese versions

Japan is the only location in the world that gets to enjoy a physical release for the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 soundtrack, and then get 3 different versions of it! In the video above, you can check out another look at what all three have to offer.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Version 1.4.1 now available

Bug fixes

- Fixes an issue causing the game to freeze when using a Special Move (Lv 4)
- Fixes an issue preventing players from re-acquiring the Affinity rewards after re-synchronizing with a Rare Blade
- Fixes an issue preventing the standby animations to trigger due to switching Blades in the field

Additional content

- A Smith’s Pastime (available from Chapter 3. Talk to Chulev at Garfont Village, Uraya)
- A Hat Fit for a Lady (available from Chapter 5. Talk to Beemer at Fonsa Myma Port, Uraya)
- Making Love Source (available from Chapter 7. Stay at the inn in Argentum. You need to have Poppi QT in your party)
- A Mercenary’s Honor (available from Chapter 10. You first need to clear Beneath the Aurora, from the second set of additional quests. Go to Royal Guard Barracks, in Uraya)
- Merclibay’s Mightiest (available from Chapter 10. You need to have the following Rare Blades in your party: Zenobia, Electra (with Mastery of Thunder – Lv. 5), Herald (with Rampage – Lv. 5). Find Caephon at Rig. Harbor, Leftheria)