Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Emphasizes Ethel’s Heroics Saving Child Soldier Noah’s Life

The official Japan Xenoblade Chronicles promotional Twitter account has shared a new clip for the upcoming and highly anticipated JRPG, Xenoblade Chronicles 3. This new footage shows when Ethel saved the protagonist Noah when he was a child solider of Agnus. Naturally, this act caused Noah and his compatriots to look up to Ethel’s heroics. However, she’s now their enemy in the present, initiating the obvious question of what led to her altering sides.

You can view this newly revealed clip for Xenoblade Chronicles 3 below:

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. Additional seven characters will also be available during specific moments of the journey.

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 new trailer reveals characters have a mighty Ouroboros form, which allows them to assume the form of powerful oversized entities in battle.

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.


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