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2020

August

2020-08-03 Nintendo of Japan is holding "Nintendo Switch Summer Sale 2020" at My Nintendo Store and Nintendo eShop from August 6th to August 19th, where Xenoblade Chronicles 2 can be bought with 30% off.

July

2020-07-09 Monolith Software presents two new options from the update Ver.1.1.2 of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition: the tutorial and casual mode notifications can be now turned off; and the navigation route can be turned off in the display settings so the "!" indicating the quest enemy or item location will also disappear.
2020-07-09 Nintendo of Japan delivers the update data Ver.1.1.2 of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-07-03 Nintendo of America presents the new look for Melia's appearance as she returns in Future Connected epilogue story.
2020-07-03 Nintendo of Europe also announces the "14th Tetris 99 Grand Prix x Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition" that helds today until July 7th, and shares a trailer for this event.
2020-07-03 Nintendo of Japan and Monolith Software announces the "14th Tetris 99 Grand Prix" special "Xenoblade Collaboration Festival" that helds today until July 7th. By collecting 100 event points, a special theme is received that allows to customize the game screen.
2020-07-02 Monolith Software presents the third theme, "You Will Know Our Names" from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, to be heard during Tetris 99 matches when winning until there are 10 players left.
2020-07-01 Nintendo of America shortly presents the Time Attack challenges where Noponstones can be exchanged for special equipment and gems, in particular fun new costumes in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.

June

2020-06-30 Monolith Software presents the second theme, "Mechanical Rhythm" from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, to be heard during Tetris 99 matches when there are 50 players left.
2020-06-29 Nintendo of America shortly presents the heroes trio in action, Shulk, Reyn and Fiora in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-06-26 Nintendo of America presents and explains the new Expert Mode of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, in particular it allows to save and swap the EXP gained and manually adjust each of the characters' levels.
2020-06-26 Monolith Software presents the first theme, "Time to Fight!" from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, to be heard during Tetris 99 matches.
2020-06-24 Nintendo of America presents the new look for Shulk's appearance as well as his new Monado in Future Connected.
2020-06-23 Nintendo announces through the Tetris 99 14th MAXIMUS CUP Gameplay Trailer that after having accumulated a total of 100 event points, earned based on the placement in each match, a new theme will unlock, featuring art, music and Tetrimino designs inspired by Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-06-19 Monolith Software shares and shortly comments the studio live version of the "You Will Know Our Names" theme of Xenoblade Chronicles played five years ago.
2020-06-18 Monolith Software shares and shortly comments the studio live version of the "Engage the Enemy" theme of Xenoblade Chronicles played five years ago.
2020-06-17 Monolith Software shares and shortly comments the studio live version of the "Mechanical Rhythm" theme of Xenoblade Chronicles played five years ago.
2020-06-16 Monolith Software shares and shortly comments the studio live version of the "Gaur Plain" theme of Xenoblade Chronicles played five years ago.
2020-06-15 Monolith Software introduces and shortly comments the studio live version of the "Main Theme" of Xenoblade Chronicles played five years ago.
2020-06-12 Monolith Software presents the important Tension mechanic and its new easy-to-play functions added in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-06-11 Nintendo of America publishes a new Accolades Trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-06-11 Monolith Software presents new easy-to-play functions added in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, for quickly switching to the Affinity Chart when offering Presents, and the Arts books are automatically applied when bought from shops.
2020-06-10 Nintendo of America publishes a Nintendo Power Podcast about Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-06-10 Monolith Software and Nintendo celebrate the 10th anniversary of Xenoblade, with a special wallpaper drawn by Mr. CHOCO and free to download in different resolutions.
2020-06-09 Monolith Software presents new easy-to-play functions added in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, for equipment or gems to quickly remove or change in the equipment menu, and a special button to quickly sell items in shops by skipping those set as favorites.
2020-06-08 Monolith Software presents new easy-to-play functions added in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, like dedicated buttons to open the quest log and assign a quest, a dedicated button to quickly display the map, and colored markers to place on the map.
2020-06-05 Monolith Software informs that in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, new equipment added can be bought at Colony 9 and Fallen Arm Shops in addition to the Time Attack rewards, display settings like camera position change are added to take better screenshots of the outfits, and the subtitles in events and movies can be hidden to also take better screenshots.
2020-06-02 CHiCO from ACE shares a blog with photos and comments from their recording of four remastered tracks for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.

May

2020-05-29 Nintendo of America announces the today release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and publishes a Launch trailer.
2020-05-29 Nintendo of Europe announces the today release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and publishes a "Out now!" trailer.
2020-05-29 Goodsmile decides to make a scale figure of Melia from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-29 Monolith Software announces the today release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition with Nene and Kino plushes.
2020-05-29 Nintendo of Japan publishes an article giving information about several goodies from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and sharing messages from the voice actors of Shulk and Melia, Shintarō Asanuma and Shiori Katsuta, about their work on Future Connected.
2020-05-29 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate celebrates the today release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition with Shulk and Riki.
2020-05-29 Nintendo of Japan announces the today release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-28 Nintendo of America delivers the update data Ver.1.1.1 of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-28 Nintendo of Japan delivers the update data Ver.1.1.1 of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-28 Nintendo of Europe shortly recalls 1 day to go with Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-27 Nintendo of America publishes a new trailer for the release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-27 Nintendo of Japan makes available goodies from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition in My Nintendo.
2020-05-27 Nintendo of Europe shortly recalls 2 days to go with Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-26 Nintendo of Europe shortly recalls 3 days to go with Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, that Riki would comment "Riki very excited!".
2020-05-26 Monolith Software reveals a new "Casual Mode" feature for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, that makes battles easier.
2020-05-25 Nintendo of Europe offers three wallpapers from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (Nintendo account must be logged in).
2020-05-25 Nintendo of Europe shortly recalls 4 days to go with Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-25 Monolith Software reveals a new "Expert Mode" feature for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, that allows players to stock EXP and adjust characters' Levels, by leveling down, the XP is stocked.
2020-05-24 Nintendo of Europe shortly recalls "Let's press on, and on and ON!" in 5 remaining days with Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-22 Nintendo of America shortly recalls that just one week remains before the release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-21 Monolith Software presents the screen titles for the main storyline and Future Connected in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, as well as the new "Events Theater" feature to store and see again events with selected parameters (equipment, time, weather).
2020-05-20 Nintendo of Europe shares the remastered version of "Engage the Enemy" theme from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-20 Nintendo of Japan presents the Spirit Board event to feature Pyra spirit character and Mythra spirit character with crowns and tiaras in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
2020-05-20 Monolith Software presents more about the Ponspectors and their Union Strikes special attack in Future Connected from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-20 Famitsu publishes an interview of Tetsuya Takahashi, in particular giving more info about Future Connected from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition: 10 to 12 hours long, 20 hours with complete content.
2020-05-20 Nintendo of Australia and New Zealand presents the Chain Attacks in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-19 Nintendo of America presents the character Dunban from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-19 Nintendo UK shortly recalls ten days remains before the release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-19 Monolith Software presents more about the Ponspectors, who are 12 divided into 3 teams, in Future Connected from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-18 Nintendo of Europe shortly shows the deep customisation options for the party in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-18 Monolith Software presents the Ponspectors in the extra epilogue story Future Connected of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-17 Nintendo of Europe shares the remastered version of "Time to Fight!" theme from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-16 Nintendo of Australia and New Zealand shortly shows the "!" feature for Arts indicating they can be used to their full effect in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-15 Nintendo of America recalls the release of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition in just two more weeks.
2020-05-15 Nintendo UK shortly recalls "Reyn time in two weeks" with Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-15 Nintendo of Europe shortly shows the Chain Attack gameplay in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-15 Nintendo of Japan publishes a new article about Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-15 Monolith Software shares three new web commercials published by Nintendo of Japan for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-14 Nintendo of America presents the new appearance of Melia in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-14 Empty Co.,Ltd. unveils new goodies from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition that can be purchased on May 29th.
2020-05-14 Monolith Software presents the new appearances of Dickson, Mumkhar and Alvis in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-13 Nintendo of America shows some upgrades in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition in particular tracking sidequests is easier.
2020-05-13 Nintendo of Europe shortly shows the Art gameplay in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-13 Nintendo opens a special page providing these new wallpapers of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition and Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2020-05-13 Monolith Software shares new wallpapers of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition and Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2020-05-12 Monolith Software presents the "Time Attack" new feature added to the main storyline of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. It is similar to the Challenge Battle Mode of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2020-05-09 Nintendo of Europe presents the battle system of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-08 Nintendo of Europe shares the remastered version of "Mechanical Rhythm" theme from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-08 Monolith Software presents the four protagonists, Shulk, Melia, Kino and Nene, of the extra epilogue story Future Connected from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-07 Nintendo of America publishes a "All about" Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition trailer highlighting the game's world, characters, combat, new epilogue, etc.
2020-05-07 Monolith Software presents more about the new area Bionis' Shoulder and the extra epilogue story Future Connected from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-06 Nintendo of Europe publishes a new funny post with a cutscene extract from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-05 Nintendo of America presents the character Fiora from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-05 Nintendo of Europe publishes a "Meet the cast" trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-05-01 Nintendo of Europe publishes a new funny post with a cutscene extract from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.

April

2020-04-30 Nintendo of Japan updates the official website of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and adds in particular a page for Future Connected with new information.
2020-04-30 Nintendo of Japan publishes an Introduction trailer and two web commercials for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-04-30 Monolith Software shows some improved game mechanics and new features in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, such as the new Quest screen and an active quest selection option, the new Affinity Chart screen, the Juju's pannel for Colony 6 Reconstruction that is now viewable anywhere, and a "Fashion Gear" feature.
2020-04-29 Monolith Software shows the game options menu where each "Field" and "Battle" tracks section can be changed for "original" or "remastered" in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-04-28 Nintendo of Europe publishes a funny post with an emblematic cutscene extract from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-04-28 Monolith Software presents the new appearances of a few locations in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-04-27 Monolith Software presents the new appearances of the main characters in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-04-24 Nintendo of Australia and New Zeland confirms the choice from either the original or remastered soundtrack when playing Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-04-23 Nintendo of Europe shares the remastered Colony 9 theme of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
2020-04-14 Nintendo of Europe adds that the new epilogue story, Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected will set one year after the main story.

March

2020-03-27 Nintendo of America clarifies that the new epilogue story, Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected will be playable from the beginning without clearing the main storyline.
2020-03-27 Monolith Soft announces a resale of the 1/7th scale Pyra figure and Mythra figure, with reservations being accepted at Goodsmile Online Shop until 21:00 on April 1st.
2020-03-27 Nintendo Japan adds two re-orchestrated songs to the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition official website.
2020-03-26 Nintendo Japan publishes an details about Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. The game will include HD-quality graphics, redesigns of key characters, some remastered music tracks, and improved user interface. It will not include the Collection Mode and amiibo compatibility of the 3DS version.
2020-03-26 Nintendo reveals a new trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition during a Nintendo Direct Mini. The game will be released on May 29, 2020. It will include a new epilogue story, Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected. There will also be a Definitive Works Set (North America) and Collector's Set (Europe and Japan) with a new 250-page artbook.
2020-03-04 Playasia opens pre-orders for a restock of the 1/7th scale Pyra and Mythra figures with limited availability.

2019

October

2019-10-01 Monolith Soft celebrates their 20th anniversary on their Twitter channel and website.

September

2019-09-18 Monolith Soft has announced the active reservations from Good Smile website of the KOS-MOS figure from Xenoblade Chronicles 2, the design made by Kunihiko Tanaka, and the release date of May 2020.
2019-09-04 Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is announced for the Nintendo Switch, to be released in 2020.

August

2019-08-28 Monolith Soft relays Max Factory's announcement of the reservations opening on August 29th of the KOS-MOS figure from Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

July

2019-07-28 Monolith Soft relays Max Factory's first announcement of the finished KOS-MOS figure from Xenoblade Chronicles 2, produced by Good Smile Company and shown during the Wonder Festival 2019 Summer.

June

2019-06-08 4gamer publishes a crossover interview of Tetsuya Takahashi and Katsuhiro Harada, dealing in particular with the different games and series developed by Monolith Soft. Tetsuya Takahashi announces that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has sold 1.73 million copies worldwide as of March 2019.

February

2019-02-12 Monolith Soft has published the prototype of the new 1/7 scale KOS-MOS figure from Xenoblade Chronicles 2, produced by Good Smile Company and announced during the Wonder Festival 2019.

January

2019-01-15 Monolith Soft has announced that Xenoblade 2: Official Artworks - Alrest Records will be available on February 2, 2019 in Japan. At 352 pages, it will cover both Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Torna ~ The Golden Country.
2019-01-01 Monolith Soft shares a new artwork of Pyra in a Kimono outfit to celebrate the new year.

2018

December

2018-12-14 The soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country is available worldwide via iTunes (UK, France, Australia, USA).

November

2018-11-30 Monolith Soft has announced that Mythra's outfit from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be available as a costume for Mythra via a free DLC update in both Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country.

October

2018-10-04 Monolith Soft posts an message on their site stating that Tetsuya Takahashi and his team starts recruiting for a new RPG project that will continue in the style of the Xenoblade Chronicles series.

September

2018-09-20 NintendoLife publishes an interview with Tetsuya Takahashi, Koh Kojima, and Genki Yokota about Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country.
2018-09-14 Nintendo launches the Ver. 2.0.0 update for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the "Final Item Distribution List" and Torna ~ The Golden Country for purchasers of the Expansion Pass.

August

2018-08-24 Nintendo launches the Ver. 1.5.2 update for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the "New Rare Blade Pack 3" and "New Challenge Battle Mode Features".

July

2018-07-27 Nintendo launches the Ver. 1.5.1 update for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the "New Rare Blade Pack 2".
2018-07-17 LightBender360 becomes Xenoblade Wiki's eleventh administrator.

June

2018-06-22 The application for the Illustration Contest launched by Monolith Soft on May 26 in Japan, to design and release a new Rare Blade for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is closed. Monolith Soft will announce the winning Blade illustration later.
2018-06-21 Nintendo of Europe publishes the interview of Tetsuya Takahashi revealing more on the incoming Torna ~ The Golden Country for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-06-15 During the third Treehouse Live event at E3 2018, Nintendo has shown footage of the incoming Torna ~ The Golden Country for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-06-14 Nintendo launches the new patch (Ver.1.5.0) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the "Battle Challenge Mode Pack".
2018-06-14 Nintendo Japan publishes a new Production Note about the incoming "Battle Challenge Mode Pack" for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, including Shulk and Fiora as new featured Rare Blades.
2018-06-13 During the second Treehouse Live event at E3 2018, Nintendo has shown footage of the Battle Challenge Mode Pack for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and announced that it will be released on June 15, 2018.
2018-06-12 Nintendo Japan opens an official website for Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country, which will be added to the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass on September 14, 2018.
2018-06-12 Nintendo reveals Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch with the return of Shulk as the 57th character. Shulk's Monado Arts can now be directly selected from a radial menu, and Fiora now appears in his Final Smash along with Dunban and Riki.
2018-06-12 At E3 2018, Nintendo shows a trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country, which will be added to the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass on September 14, 2018. Additionally, it will be released as a stand-alone retail game on September 21, 2018.

May

2018-05-24 Nintendo launches the new patch (Ver.1.4.1) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the "New Quests Pack 3".
2018-05-23 The Digital Standard Edition of the Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is available worldwide via iTunes (UK, Europe, Australia, USA, Canada).
2018-05-23 The Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is released in Japan from different stores. There will be an in-store event at Tower Records Shinjuku.
2018-05-16 Monolith Soft launches the upload data possibility from the application form for the Illustration Contest, started on April 27 in Japan to design and release a new Rare Blade for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. The Illustration Contest will end on June 22.
2018-05-14 Procyon Studio opens the Official Site for the Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-05-11 Procyon Studio publishes a post showing the Standard Edition box of the Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-05-09 Procyon Studio publishes a post with the Cross Fade Movie of the incoming Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-05-03 Nintendo Everything relays the Procyon Studio's post published on March 11 and announcing the Digital Standard Edition worldwide release of the Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on May 23th.
2018-05-03 Skye Bennett, voice actress for Pyra and Mythra, starts streaming her playthrough of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-05-02 Procyon Studio publishes several notes about the goodies (artwork samples in particular) and a stores list for purchasing the incoming Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 which will be released on May 23.
2018-05-01 Procyon Studio publishes a note about the open preorder of the incoming Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-05-01 Monolith Soft publishes the Excellence Award for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 that they received at "Famitsu Award 2017".

April

2018-04-27 Monolith Soft announces an Illustration Contest in Japan, in order to design and release a new Rare Blade for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-04-27 Nintendo launches the new patch (Ver.1.4.0) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the "New Rare Blade Pack".
2018-04-26 Monolith Soft and Nintendo Japan have published new details and videos the two new Rare Blades T-elos and Poppibuster included in the incoming patch (Ver.1.4.0) content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-04-24 Nintendo of Europe has announced the two new Rare Blades T-elos and Poppibuster included in the incoming patch (Ver.1.4.0) content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-04-24 Nintendo Japan publishes the new Production Note by Tetsuya Takahashi about the incoming patch (Ver.1.4.0) content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the new Rare Blade T-elos and the "New Rare Blade Pack" featuring the new Rare Blade Poppibuster.
2018-04-20 Procyon Studio reveals the cover drawn by Masatsugu Saito for the incoming Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-04-15 A blog note written by Yasunori Mitsuda on February 26 is translated by a member of the VGMdb staff, and relayed by Nintendo Everything, commenting the difficulty of grouping the massive incoming Original Soundtrack of Xenoblade Chronicles 2! It will be released on May 23 in Japan.
2018-04-12 Nintendo Japan publishes a new Production Note by Takahashi Sokantoku about the opening pre-order for Mythra figure from Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

March

2018-03-30 Monolith Soft has relayed The Warp Zone's video singing a capella the "Gormott Theme" of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and wearing the costumes of each character.
2018-03-30 Monolith Soft has confirmed the launch of the next "New Rare Blade Pack" of the Extension Pass for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on early May.
2018-03-30 Nintendo Japan publishes a new Q&A Note about the new Ver.1.3.1 and future "Expansion Pass" contents for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-03-30 Nintendo launches the new patch (Ver.1.3.1) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the "New Quests Pack 2".
2018-03-29 Monolith Soft has confirmed the launch of the patch (Ver.1.3.1) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 the next day, and revealed the included "New Quests Pack 2".
2018-03-20 Nintendo of Europe has announced several eShop games discounted during the big European Spring 2018, in particular Xenoblade Chronicles 3D sold €26.99 instead of €44.99 from March 22 until April 5.
2018-03-16 Nintendo of Europe publishes a note about the defect of Ver.1.3.0 for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and thus an announcement of the upcoming Ver.1.3.1 update at the end of March.
2018-03-16 Nintendo Japan publishes a new Production Note about the defect of Ver.1.3.0 for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-03-02 Nintendo Japan publishes a new Production Note by Kunihiko Tanaka about his design work on KOS-MOS and Finch.
2018-03-02 Yasunori Mitsuda's Procyon Studio publishes two notes announcing an additional press and reservations extension of the Xenoblade 2 Original Soundtrack CD "Deluxe Edition" while there will be no additional press for the "USB Deluxe Edition".
2018-03-02 Nintendo launches the new patch (Ver.1.3.0) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It includes the New Game Plus feature and the "Helpful Items Pack 4".
2018-03-01 Monolith Soft has confirmed the launch of the patch (Ver.1.3.0) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 the next day, and revealed new info particularly about the "Helpful Items Pack 4".

February

2018-02-26 Nintendo Japan publishes a new Production Note by Yasunori Mitsuda detailing the upcoming Xenoblade 2 Original Soundtrack.
2018-02-20 Monolith Soft has formalized the two new Mythra and Siren figurines from Xenoblade Chronicles 2, revealed during the Wonder Festival 2018 in addition to the Pyra figure.
2018-02-16 Monolith Soft has postponed to March 2nd the release of the patch (Ver.1.3.0) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, due to a problem found in the update data.
2018-02-09 Nintendo of Europe publishes the translated Production Note by Tetsuya Takahashi about the incoming patch (Ver.1.3.0) content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-02-09 Nintendo Japan publishes the new Production Note by Tetsuya Takahashi about the incoming patch (Ver.1.3.0) content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-02-02 Den-fami Nico Gamer publishes a talk between Tetsuya Takahashi and Katsura Hashino about Xenoblade Chronicles 2 development. Siliconera translates a part of the discussion.
2018-02-01 Nintendo Australia publishes Helpful Hints for Beginners in Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

January

2018-01-26 Nintendo Japan publishes the new Production Note by Tetsuya Takahashi about a Patch (Ver.1.2.0) bug and the incoming Patch (Ver.1.3.0) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-01-20 Kadokawa publishes Xenoblade 2: The Complete Guide, a Japanese-language guide book for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-01-18 Nintendo launches the new patch (Ver.1.2.0) along with the "Helpful Items Pack 3" and the "New Quests Pack 1" for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2018-01-10 Nintendo Japan publishes the new Production Note about Theory and Praxis designs by Kohichi Muya (CHOCO) for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

2017

December

2017-12-30 Nintendo Everything publishes a lengthy translated summary of the interview of Tetsuya Takahashi, published by 4gamer on November 30.
2017-12-25 Nintendo Japan publishes the new Production Note announcing a 1/7 scale Pyra figure made by Good Smile Company and based on a concept art designed by Masatsugu Saito for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-12-22 The patch (Ver.1.1.1) update and the new Expansion Pass content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 are released.
2017-12-15 Nintendo of Europe publishes the second part of Masatsugu Saito's discussion about the main character design in Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-12-13 Nintendo of America publishes a message from Tetsuya Takahashi about the next Downloadable content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-12-13 Nintendo of Europe publishes the message from Tetsuya Takahashi about the next Downloadable content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-12-13 Nintendo of America publishes an Accolades Trailer devoted to Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-12-13 Nintendo Japan publishes the new Production Note from Tetsuya Takahashi about the next Downloadable content for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-12-05 A message from Tetsuya Takahashi about Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is published by Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America.
2017-12-01 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is launched! His Expansion Pass and the Sound Selection are also released. The first patch (Ver.1.1.0) is available and needed to receive Expansion Pass content.

November

2017-11-30 Nintendo UK publishes two Nintendo UK Play videos about Gormott and Uraya plus Mor Ardain devoted to the incoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release
2017-11-30 4gamer publishes an interview of Tetsuya Takahashi, relayed by Nintendo Japan.
2017-11-29 Nintendo of Europe publishes the Masatsugu Saito's discussion about the main character design in Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-11-29 Nintendo Japan publishes the new "Mor Ardain - Roaming the Wastes - " excerpt from the Sound Selection of Xenoblade Chronicles 2, along with Kazuho Hyōdō's Production Note.
2017-11-28 Nintendo Japan publishes the Story Trailer devoted to the incoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release, and the new "The Ancient Vessel" excerpt from the Sound Selection.
2017-11-27 Nintendo of Europe publishes the Yasunori Mitsuda's Production Note about the music of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-11-27 Nintendo of America publishes the Story Trailer devoted to the incoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release.
2017-11-27 Nintendo Japan publishes the new "Shadow of the Lowlands" single and "Exploration" excerpt from the Sound Selection of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 along with Yasunori Mitsuda's Production Note.
2017-11-26 Nintendo Australia publishes the Characters Trailer with English voice acting devoted to the incoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release.
2017-11-22 Nintendo of America publishes the "Behind the story development" article by Yuichiro Takeda, screenwriter of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-11-22 Nintendo of Europe publishes the "In search of Elysium" trailer devoted to the incoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release.
2017-11-21 Nintendo of Europe publishes the "Let's go to Elysium" trailer devoted to the incoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release.
2017-11-20 Nintendo Japan publishes the tracks list of the Sound Selection of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-11-16 Nintendo Japan publishes an Introduction video devoted to Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-11-13 Nintendo of America launches a "Close Call" commercial devoted to the incoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release.
2017-11-09 Nintendo Treehouse and GameXplain have published a gameplay demo devoted to Xenoblade Chronicles 2, as well as IGN and Gamespot.
2017-11-09 Nintendo will release a DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild offering the Rex's costume for Link.
2017-11-08 Nintendo Japan launches three new adverts devoted to the incoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release.
2017-11-07 Discontinuation of the BLADE Report feature of Xenoblade Chronicles X due to the end of the Miiverse.
2017-11-07 Nintendo announces an Expansion Pass (North America and Europe) containing a series of DLCs for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, starting with the free Japanese Voiceover Option.
2017-11-07 Nintendo shows a Nintendo Direct devoted to Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-11-03 Nintendo of America updates the official website of Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

October

2017-10-28 Nintendo of Europe updates the official websites of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 with content in each respective language.
2017-10-25 Nintendo of America launches a new advertising for the Nintendo Switch featuring Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-10-19 Famitsu publishes a six-page article of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 in the weekly paper magazine. It mainly summarizes the info provided in the previous trailers and the official Twitter account.
2017-10-10 Nintendo CHT reveals a Chinese version of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 with a trailer and a release for December 1st, 2017 in Hong-Kong and Taiwan.
2017-10-01 Nintendo Italia shows a 42-minute segment devoted to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 during the Milan Games Week 2017.

September

2017-09-13 Nintendo shows a 8-minute segment devoted to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 during a new Nintendo Direct. The release date is announced for December 1st.
2017-09-04 Nintendo launches the official English page for Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

August

2017-08-29 Nintendo announces the end of the Miiverse for November 7th or 8th depending on the countries. The BLADE Report feature of Xenoblade Chronicles X will thus no longer be available.
2017-08-25 At Gamescom 2017, Nintendo shows a 50-minute segment devoted to Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

July

2017-07-07 TIME magazine interviews Tetsuya Takahashi, who discusses Xenoblade Chronicles 2, his game design philosophy, and working with Tetsuya Nomura.

June

2017-06-13 Nintendo Treehouse Live @ E3 devotes a 40-minute segment to Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
2017-06-13 At E3 2017, Nintendo reveals a new trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and announced a release for winter 2017.

April

2017-04-07 Yasunori Mitsuda says that recording of the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 music is "pretty much complete" and that mixing began this week.

February

2017-02-04 WiseAdventurer becomes Xenoblade Wiki's tenth administrator.

January

2017-01-12 A teaser for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is shown during the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017.

2016

December

2016-12-04 NintendoLife's Gonçalo Lopes writes a retrospective article about Xenoblade Chronicles X.

November

2016-11-23 Monolith Soft are rumored to be working on something new for the Nintendo Switch. The same source reports that the previously rumored Nintendo Switch port of Xenoblade Chronicles X will not be handled by Monolith Soft.
2016-11-20 A list of rumored games for the Nintendo Switch includes a port of Xenoblade Chronicles X.

July

2016-07-27 Nintendo publishes the Introduction Video to accompany the launch of the Wii U eShop version of Xenoblade Chronicles in Japan.
2016-07-21 The downloadable version of Xenoblade Chronicles will be released on the Japanese Wii U eShop on July 27th. It will have a price of ¥2,700.

June

2016-06-01 Nintendo of Europe launches new MyNintendo rewards, including 40% discounts for Xenoblade Chronicles 3D and Xenoblade Chronicles X.

May

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April

2016-04-28 Nintendo of America publishes the eShop release trailer to accompany the launch of the Wii U eShop version of Xenoblade Chronicles.
2016-04-27 Nintendo of America will release the downloadable version of Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii U eShop beginning April 28, 2016. It will have a price of US$19.99.
2016-04-17 Xenoblade Wiki is 5 years old!

January

2016-01-20 Nintendo launches the new downloadable update, version 1.0.2, of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2016-01-06 The community of Xenoblade Wiki voted to disable anonymous editing permanently on this wiki.

2015

December

2015-12-25 Xenoblade Chronicles 3D and Xenoblade Chronicles X have done well in NintendoLife's Game of the Year: Nintendo Life's Reader Awards 2015. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D was voted second place in the 3DS Retail Game category. Xenoblade Chronicles X was voted the third best Wii U retail game of 2015 and the second best overall game of the year.
2015-12-14 Nintendo of America publishes Episode 5 of the Xenoblade Chronicles X Survival Guide.
2015-12-10 Nintendo publishes two Music Videos of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-12-14 Xenoblade Chronicles X and Xenoblade Chronicles 3D are on the ballot for the community award in Nintendo Life's Game of the Year 2015 Awards. Voting closes at 5pm UK time / 6pm CET / noon Eastern / 9am Pacific on December 21st.
2015-12-04 Xenoblade Chronicles X is released in North America and in Europe.

November

2015-11-27 Nintendo of America publishes Episode 4 of the Xenoblade Chronicles X Survival Guide.
2015-11-26 Nintendo UK publishes an Exploration special video of Primordia in Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-11-24 Nintendo of Europe publishes a Battle trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-11-24 Nintendo publishes a Survival trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-11-20 Nintendo publishes a Nintendo Minute video about the exploration of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-11-13 Nintendo of Europe publishes the localised Story Trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-11-12 Nintendo of Europe publishes an advertising for the soon coming release of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-11-12 Nintendo presents Xenoblade Chronicles X during the Nintendo Direct.
2015-11-09 Nintendo of America publishes Episode 3 of the Xenoblade Chronicles X Survival Guide.
2015-11-09 Polygon publishes a 51 minutes gameplay video of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-11-06 GameXplain publishes a few video clips of Xenoblade Chronicles X after two hours of testing the US version.

October

2015-10-28 The French version of Xenoblade Chronicles X was playable and was shortly presented during the Paris Games Week 2015 event in France.
2015-10-23 The Italian version of Xenoblade Chronicles X was playable and was shortly presented during the Milan Games Week 2015 event in Italy.
2015-10-06 Famitsu announces in this week's magazine Metal Face as one of the new Enemy Characters in Project X Zone 2.
2015-10-02 Nintendo of America publishes Episode 2 of the Xenoblade Chronicles X Survival Guide.
2015-10-01 The Spanish version of Xenoblade Chronicles X was playable and was shortly presented during the Madrid Games Week 2015 event in Spain.

September

2015-09-27 Xenoblade Chronicles X was playable and was shortly presented during the EGX 2015 event in Great Britain.
2015-09-19 Bandai Namco announces Fiora as one of the first three Nintendo playable characters in Project X Zone 2, an upcoming 3DS game.
2015-09-16 Nintendo launches the new downloadable update, version 1.0.2, of Xenoblade X.
2015-09-15 In the latest Gameinformer edition, the four DLC characters of Xenoblade Chronicles X are announced to be included in the North American release free of charge.
2015-09-08 Nintendo of America publishes a summary of the PAX Prime 2015 panel presentation of Xenoblade Chronicles X.

August

2015-08-31 Nintendo of America publishes Survival Guide Episode 1 of Xenoblade Chronicles X in addition to the PAX Prime 2015 presentation.
2015-08-29 At the PAX Prime 2015 panel presentation of Xenoblade Chronicles X was invited Mark MacDonald from the studio 8-4 in charge of the localisation.
2015-08-29 Nintendo of America reveals the Special Edition of Xenoblade Chronicles X for North America.
2015-08-29 Nintendo of America presents the Art and World of Xenoblade Chronicles X panel during the PAX Prime 2015.
2015-08-24 Nintendo of Europe announces that Xenoblade Chronicles X, will be released on December 4th.
2015-08-08 Nintendo of Europe announces a livestream including a presentation of Xenoblade Chronicles X on Saturday 8 (4PM CET, 3PM WET, 10AM EDT, 7AM PDT, 11PM JST).
2015-08-05 A playable version of Xenoblade Chronicles X is presented at Gamescom 2015 in Cologne, Germany, from August 5th to 9th.
2015-08-05 Nintendo of America announces a unique Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition for the North America.
2015-08-05 Nintendo of Europe announces and released the downloadable version of Xenoblade Chronicles on the eShop of the WiiU.
2015-08-05 Nintendo of Europe announces the Xenoblade Chronicles X Wii U Premium and the Xenoblade Chronicles X Limited Edition packs.

July

2015-07-15 Nintendo releases the Xenoblade X version 1.0.1 update.
2015-07-13 Nintendo CEO and Xenoblade Chronicles Executive Producer Satoru Iwata dies of cancer at age 55 Saturday, July 11th.

June

2015-06-27 Flanqer becomes the Xenoblade Wiki's ninth administrator.
2015-06-26 The special New Nintendo 3DS Black Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Pack will be released in Europe.
2015-06-22 The interview at E3 of Tetsuya Takahashi, director of Xenoblade Chronicles X, is published by VentureBeat
2015-06-18 At E3, Nintendo organised the second Treehouse Live of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-06-17 At E3, Nintendo with the presence of Tetsuya Takahashi organised the first Treehouse Live of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
2015-06-16 At E3, Nintendo revealed that Xenoblade Chronicles X will be released in the west on December 4, 2015.
2015-06-16 Nintendo reveals the E3 2015 trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles X during the Nintendo Digital Event.
2015-06-13 The Spanish Xenoblade Wiki is created.

May

2015-05-20 The XenobladeX Original Soundtrack is released in Japan, composed by Hiroyuki Sawano, consisting of 55 tracks and 4 CDs.
2015-05-08 The first DLC Quest for Xenoblade X is released, it offers some new quests and new content involving four new characters, three Skell models.
2015-05-06 Nintendo of Europe announces a special Xenoblade Chronicles 3D New Nintendo 3DS bundle for June 26th.

April

2015-04-29 Xenoblade Chronicles X is released in Japan.
2015-04-28 Nintendo publishes an special XenobladeX Iwata Ask in Japan, as well as an English version.
2015-04-28 Monolith Soft reveals the first DLC Quest for Xenoblade X, involving four new characters, three Skell models, and other features. It will be released on May 8th.
2015-04-28 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing more online features information such as the BLADE Report and Scout, and some Online Quests Mechanics.
2015-04-24 Nintendo of America broadcasts a Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct followed by a Nintendo Treehouse showcase.
2015-04-23 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing more information about the Network and the Squads, and more images about the Cauldros.
2015-04-21 Nintendo and Monolith Soft have published a Story Trailer of Xenoblade X that summarized the main story lines from the previous video presentations.
2015-04-16 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing more information about the Skells such as battle mechanics, types, models, and customization.
2015-04-15 Nintendo and Monolith Soft have published a new trailer of Xenoblade X that summarized the main lines from the previous video presentations and ends by a few scenes from the story.
2015-04-10 A presentation video focusing on Dolls and the network system in Xenoblade Chronicles X is streamed by Nintendo and Monolith Soft.
2015-04-10 Nintendo launches Xenoblade Chronicles 3D in North America for the New Nintendo 3DS systems.
2015-04-09 Hiroyuki Sawano publishes in Japan a teaser of the Xenoblade X Original Soundtrack. He announces his work achievement and the release date for May 30th in Japan.
2015-04-09 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing more information about Arts and Battle Cries mechanics, additional images of the Land of White Wood and artworks of Dolls.
2015-04-02 Nintendo launches the release of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D in Japan and in Europe for the New Nintendo 3DS systems.
2015-04-01 The date of the "Doll / Network" Special Presentation of Xenoblade Chronicles X is announced during the Japanese Nintendo Direct for April 10th, 2015.
2015-04-01 Nintendo reveals a new trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D titled "Let the Shackles be Released!" for the imminent release (April 2nd).

March

2015-03-28 For the upcoming release of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, Nintendo broadcast the game presentation by Tetsuya Takahashi followed by a Live Recording performance.
2015-03-26 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing some information about battle mechanics in particular the Over Clocking Gear, and more images about the Noctilucent Forest.
2015-03-25 The review embargo for Xenoblade Chronicles 3D expires and websites have begun posting reviews. Links to many reviews can be found at Metacritic.
2015-03-25 Nintendo Europe have released a launch trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, which contains a spoiler warning at the beginning.
2015-03-21 Nintendo has announced that the Xenoblade Chronicles 3D download version does not fit the internal microCD card of the New 3DS system and requires an external 8GB or larger one (supported cards checkable here).
2015-03-20 Nintendo Life posts an interview with Hiro Yamada of Nintendo, who talks about the challenges of porting Xenoblade Chronicles to the New 3DS.
2015-03-20 Nintendo releases a new trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles 3D titled "Your Will Shall Be Done".
2015-03-19 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing some information about different creatures species and an Overed encounter.
2015-03-18 Nintendo reveals a new trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D titled Introduction Video 2.
2015-03-12 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing some information about the Battle system and the Arms Company.
2015-03-06 A Direct Show about the Battle Presentation of Xenoblade X is streamed by Nintendo and Monolith Soft.
2015-03-02 Nintendo reveals a new trailer of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D titled Heir to the Monado.

February

2015-02-26 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing some information about two new characters and weather changes on Mira.
2015-02-23 Siliconera translated a tweet from Monolith Soft's Twitter account announcing that Xenoblade Chronicles X has an auto-run feature.
2015-02-19 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing some information about a new character and some new gameplay mechanics, like the Frontier Net.
2015-02-17 A Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Introduction Video is posted.
2015-02-13 The Shulk amiibo is released, although some retailers may already have it or may not have it. Note that in Europe, the release date is 20th February, 2015.
2015-02-12 Monolith Soft updates the Xenoblade X website revealing four new videos of the game mechanics dealing with New Los Angeles, the Quests Diary, the Navigation Ball and the Avatar Creation.
2015-02-09 According to Target, Xenoblade Chronicles X is scheduled for release on May 31, 2015, in North America.
2015-02-07 Xenoblade Chronicles X is revealed to be about 22.7 GB large, and is given official boxart and more via Amazon Japan.
2015-02-06 Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is given a trailer and a release date of April 2nd, 2015 in Europe and April 10th, 2015 in North America.
2015-02-06 A Japanese Xenoblade Chronicles X Direct about the Presentation of the World and its exploration is released, giving more info about the world of Mira (An unofficial version subtitled in English can be viewed).
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