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Xenoblade Chronicles X will be a 300 hour game

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I still refuse to believe that Xenoblade Chronicles X is a Wii U game, because it just looks too damn gorgeous. That’s not to say that the Wii U doesn’t have some great-looking games, but we’ve rarely seen anything of that particular calibre on their hardware. Not only is Xenoblade Chronicles X going to be a page 3 stunner, it’s also going to be bigger than your parents expectations for you when you leave high school and need to decide what course to study but you’d rather spend a year surfing and travelling the coast, living free and I’m drifting again dammit. Anyway: Xenoblade Chronicles X is going to be massive.

According to Famitsu via SIliconera, Xenoblade Chronicles X will clock in with a map size that is around five times the size of Monolith’s previous Xenoblade Chronicles game. More terrain, more ground to cover and of course more creatures to kill then. To do all of that, players will be able to either run around like a pinhead, commandeer flying mechs or just go for ye olde quick travel option via the GamePad screen.

You’ll also be able to bring up database entries, figure out what your quest requires from you and keep track of the world around you. Which for Xenoblade fans, is a big departure from the linear structure of previous games. Even clocking the game is going to take much longer, as it’s estimated that going for a 100% completion rate and grabbing all the items possible will take around 300 hours in the current build of the game.

Director Tetsuya Takahashi also revealed in the feature that Xenoblade Chronicles X isn’t a sequel to the previous game, with the X symbolising the connection between players online. Other details include 90 tracks of music from composer Hiroyuki Sawano, four-player parties and a massive amount of unique monsters and gear to encounter.

The game is out in April in Japan. It’ll be going west my son, sometime later this year.

Last Updated: January 29, 2015

22 Comments

  1. Header win 🙂

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  2. Kensei Seraph

    January 29, 2015 at 14:09

    • Hammersteyn

      January 29, 2015 at 14:12

      Effing love that cat gif.

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  3. Hammersteyn

    January 29, 2015 at 14:13

    Thankfully I don’t miss out on too many RPG games else I would have bought a WIIU tomorrow.

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    • Tosh MA

      January 29, 2015 at 14:15

      Don’t do it. Don’t go to the dark side!

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      • Hammersteyn

        January 29, 2015 at 14:38

        What? XBOX One? Yeah that beast casts a pretty big shadow.

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        • Tosh MA

          January 29, 2015 at 14:39

          Did you Nintendo mix up your consoles?

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          • Hammersteyn

            January 29, 2015 at 15:16

            hahaha

  4. Mandom (Umar)

    January 29, 2015 at 14:15

  5. CypherGate

    January 29, 2015 at 14:19

    holy hell thats long…

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    • Tosh MA

      January 29, 2015 at 14:27

      Not what she said? 😛

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      • CypherGate

        January 29, 2015 at 14:43

        Nope…. she was too busy gagging…. (0,o)

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        • Tosh MA

          January 29, 2015 at 14:52

          XD Nice 😀

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  6. Ghost In The Rift

    January 29, 2015 at 14:24

    I will rather enjoy 300 hours of the Witcher 3

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  7. RinceThis

    January 29, 2015 at 15:00

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHHA!

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  8. Radical Yoseph

    January 30, 2015 at 00:31

    300 hours! It took me 75 hours to beat XC, and I thought that was a long time! I am going to guess it is actually closer to 200 hours excluding endgame content.

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  9. Nope

    April 26, 2015 at 04:05

    Longer than Xenoblade Chronicles? Wow. Just wow.

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  10. Nope

    April 26, 2015 at 04:07

    Also what is up with that picture? Nemesis with the Spartan army? What?

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