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Have a New Nintendo 3DS XL? Great! Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is only playable on the New Nintendo 3DS XL system. Please note that it's not compatible with other systems, including Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, and Nintendo 2DS.
Take up arms against an invading army in this remake of an acclaimed RPG, only on the New Nintendo 3DS™ XL system. Explore vast landscapes and beat down foes in battles that blend real time action with RPG strategy. Exclusive features make the Xenoblade Chronicles™ 3D game the ultimate way to learn the truth behind the mythical sword, the Monado.
Due to the processing power and additional buttons of the New Nintendo 3DS XL, you can experience this epic RPG portably. Command your party or quickly jump between locations by pressing the new ZL & ZR buttons and look all around the game’s beautiful environments using the C-Stick. These features perfectly round out an already outstanding adventure comprised of intense combat and intriguing storytelling. British voice actors and gorgeous art direction lend the story an authentic fantasy feel, while the customizable moves of your characters and chainable combos keep you on the edge of your seat.
- Explore the classic Wii™ RPG game Xenoblade Chronicles portably—on the New Nintendo 3DS XL system
- Take on the Mechon army and learn the truth behind the Monado blade
- A robust action RPG battle system blending real-time combat and RPG strategy
- Defeat enemies as Shulk or five other characters on your adventure
- Using the new Model viewer, look over animated models of both enemies and allies.
- Listen to the awesome riffs of the game’s soundtrack using the new Jukebox feature
Please note that this title will take up nearly 4GB of space on the New Nintendo 3DS XL system’s pre-installed 4GB microSDHC card. You may need to upgrade to a larger memory card to ensure you’ll have room for this download and other Nintendo eShop purchases. For a list of compatible memory cards, please visit support.
- New Nintendo 3DS systems only
- Release Date
- Apr 10, 2015
- No. of Players
- 1 player
- Monolith Soft
* MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary. See retailer for details.
To enjoy the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS software, you must experience it from the system itself. All screenshots and videos on this website have been captured in 2D mode.
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