The official Japanese Xenoblade series promotional account has shared new specific gameplay information regarding the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
- The Swordfighter’s Talent Art, Exceed Buster, was recently showcased.
- Likewise, the Defender’s Talent Art, Gemini Strike, was recently showcased.
- Mio’s Characterization & Combative Adequacy
- Noah’s Characterization & Combative Adequacy
When in battle, utilizing an Art right as another one collides with an enemy produces an effect called Attack Cancelling. This technique causes a ring to briefly encircle the character, signaling that the Chain Attack gauge will build further. This mechanic has been used in previous Xenoblade Chronicles games, so it’s cool to see it return as it encourages constant battle attention and satisfying timing.
You can view the tweet initially sharing Attack Cancelling for Xenoblade Chronicles 3 below:
If you use another art at the right timing when another hits, it will smoothly cancel into the next! This is called attack cancelling, and when successfully executed, a glowing ring will appear around the user. This builds the chain attack gauge, so be aggressive! #Xenoblade3 pic.twitter.com/yvanVXm0BO
— Xenoblade Chronicles (@XenobladeEN) June 3, 2022
We’ll keep updating you all on any significant Xenoblade Chronicles 3 news.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 tells the story of protagonists Noah and Mio contending with a conflict between the nations of Keves and Agnus. 6 characters will be the crux of the experience, and the broad concept of “life” will be the title’s central theme.
The narrative for the game will tie in elements and plotlines from the future of the prior two mainline games, Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Flutes seem to play an integral role in the title’s premise.
The summoning of this powerful new form depends on a new Interlink system. If specific conditions are met, characters can combine into this mech, and choosing well when to transform should be key to the more difficult battles. Another system revealed is a class change option, allowing players to customize their parties’ builds further than in previous games.
- View screenshots and the Collector’s Edition
- Learn about Ethel
- Combative roles
- Interlinking and Ouroborus
- Quick Move mechanic
- Agnus Colony Delta Leader, Cammuravi
- The Collector’s Edition contents have been delayed
- The Hero party members, Nopons Riku & Manana
- Taion’s former mentor, Isurd
- Queens of Keves & Agnus + Class Changes
- Cooking Introduced
- Talent Arts Return
- Gem Crafting Returns
- Class Changing Explained
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is releasing for Nintendo Switch on July 29, 2022.
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