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Old 02-09-2022, 11:12 PM   #1
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With a brand-new story that ties together the futures of the worlds depicted in Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will launch for #NintendoSwitch this September!

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Old 02-09-2022, 11:26 PM   #2
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Day 1. Loved 2 so much and the DLC was fantastic.
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Old 02-10-2022, 03:55 AM   #3
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So the rumors were at least partially true.
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Old 02-10-2022, 04:04 AM   #4
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I need to play the first two. I've had them on my list for years and never got around to it. Hopefully I'll get to it before this one is out in September. The next couple of weeks are looking ridiculous for me though, so it won't be any time soon. Elden Ring, Stranger of Paradise, Kirby and possibly Triangle Strategy all while I'm still playing Legends Arceus.
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I need to play the first two. I've had them on my list for years and never got around to it. Hopefully I'll get to it before this one is out in September. The next couple of weeks are looking ridiculous for me though, so it won't be any time soon. Elden Ring, Stranger of Paradise, Kirby and possibly Triangle Strategy all while I'm still playing Legends Arceus.
They definitely aren’t for everyone but if the combat clicks for you they are fantastic games. XC2 is probably in my top 10 games of all time because I loved the story. I just wish the visuals were better but it more than makes up for that and its other shortcomings in sheer amount of content to play through.
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Old 02-10-2022, 02:01 PM   #6
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They definitely arenít for everyone but if the combat clicks for you they are fantastic games. XC2 is probably in my top 10 games of all time because I loved the story. I just wish the visuals were better but it more than makes up for that and its other shortcomings in sheer amount of content to play through.
I liked 1, but LOVED 2. Definitely hoping this one is more like 2 than 1
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Old 02-10-2022, 03:20 PM   #7
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Rewatched the trailer and if its any indication of the final product it seems like the visuals are a big step up from 2 and even Torna.
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Old 02-10-2022, 04:15 PM   #8
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Day 1 buy, canít wait.
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Old 03-12-2022, 05:27 PM   #9
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This guy noticed that the shots from the trailer and the official screenshots on Nintendo's site look quite different in some instances. Looks like the screenshots are sourced from a later build of the game with changes to lighting, environments and some appearing a good bit sharper. Trailer images are first, screenshots second.

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Old 03-12-2022, 06:26 PM   #10
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Or is one set docked and one portable?
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Old 03-12-2022, 07:47 PM   #11
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Or is one set docked and one portable?
That would only address one being sharper than the other not the other changes. But I also highly doubt Nintendo would use handheld captured footage for a trailer, especially a reveal trailer.
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Old 03-12-2022, 08:20 PM   #12
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Unless I'm missing something it absolutely does. From what I can see the less sharp screens have missing or worse textures and slightly less geometry which is on point with what the Switch usually does across portable and handheld modes.
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Unless I'm missing something it absolutely does. From what I can see the less sharp screens have missing or worse textures and slightly less geometry which is on point with what the Switch usually does across portable and handheld modes.
I play 100% docked but I assumed handheld mode would just be lower resolution not reworked foliage, landscapes and such, but sounds like that does happen in some games based on your statement.

I still donít think its the case here though given that even the trailer footage looks much better than Xenoblade 2 in docked mode. But I suppose its possible given engine improvements and a non rushed development time.
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Old 03-13-2022, 06:17 AM   #14
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This looks great, but I refuse to buy another Xenoblade that I don’t play, I’ll try to play 1 and 2 later this year
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Old 03-13-2022, 02:30 PM   #15
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This looks great, but I refuse to buy another Xenoblade that I donít play, Iíll try to play 1 and 2 later this year
If you want to just get them out of the way the easy modes on 1 and 2 really negate any grinding. Still took me about 50 hours to beat DE but I was doing a lot of side quests.
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If you want to just get them out of the way the easy modes on 1 and 2 really negate any grinding. Still took me about 50 hours to beat DE but I was doing a lot of side quests.
I had Definitive Edition finished in right around 50 hours not counting Future Connected, which added an extra 8. I barely did any of the side quests. If I didn't run into them on my way to what I was doing then I didn't bother.
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Old 03-13-2022, 03:52 PM   #17
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Is FC worth it? I only met the Nipon kids and didn't pick it back up yet.
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Old 03-13-2022, 04:54 PM   #18
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DE took me 75 hours to complete the story and all side quests including rebuilding Colony 6. 2 took around 95 hours for story and all side quests plus some blade specific quests. I eventually clocked about 130 hours I think it was going for more blade quests. Time can vary on that one a good bit due to the RNG blade system if youíre going for completion.

Torna is roughly a 20-30 hour game in itself.

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Is FC worth it? I only met the Nipon kids and didn't pick it back up yet.
The developers claim it sets the stage for tying the worlds together or something but I donít see how. Maybe that claim will make sense when 3 is released.
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Torna is roughly a 20-30 hour game in itself.
Thanks for this. I have it but haven't gotten around to it yet. Good to have an estimate.
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Thanks for this. I have it but haven't gotten around to it yet. Good to have an estimate.
The inconvenience about Torna is you have no choice but to complete all side quests to finish the main story. Which isnít a problem for me since thatís how I play but its annoying on a replay.
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