Xenoblade Chronicles X Receives Holiday Release Date

It’s a Xenoblade Christmas!

Nintendo dropped a brief new trailer for Monolith Soft’s upcoming adventure Xenoblade Chronicles X. It didn’t really show us anything new (see for yourself in the trailer above), except for that ever-elusive and long-awaited release date.

Get your wallets ready, because Xenoblade Chronicles X will be releasing exclusively for the Wii U just in time for Christmas, on December 4.

Nintendo has let loose a handful of features you can look forward to experiencing in Xenoblade Chronicles X.


  • Explore a seamless open world filled with unknown creatures of all sizes.
  • Features a unique battle system that builds on the triumphs of the Xenoblade Chronicles game.
  • Ride and control a giant mech, called a Skell, to fight against aliens and unknown creatures.
  • An all-new story involving intergalactic war between aliens and human survivors.
  • Rich character and weapon customization.
  • Join an online squad to share and receive information about items, quests and local wildlife with other players*.
  • Recruit other player’s avatars and use them in the single player story.
  • Join an online squad with other players to battle powerful World Bosses and share information about items, quests and enemies.

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