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Xenoblade Chronicles comparison between Nintendo Switch and Wii

Xenoblade Chronicles – If you want to mention one of the best JRPG games for Nintendo Wii, don’t forget Xenoblade Chronicles. In contrast to conventional JRPG games with turn-based battle style, Xenoblade Chronicles instead wants to provide a fighting style like action or real-time games. In addition, the theme carried by Xenoblade Chronicles is science fiction. This is reminiscent of one of the Xeno series including Xenogears and also Xenosaga designed by Tetsuya Takahashi.

Xenoblade Chronicles

This game made by Monolith Soft offers a wide world in the style of open-world games. Because the sales were quite high, Xenoblade Chronicles was finally released back to Nintendo Switch. On this occasion, the editor of Sobatgame will provide some explanations about this one game and also the differences between the Nintendo Wii and Switch versions of Xenoblade Chronicles. Curious? Let’s follow this article to the end.

JRPG Game with Real-time Battle System

Unlike the previous two Xeno series, Xenogears and Xenosaga series, which carry a turn-based battle system like other JRPG games, Xenoblade Chronicles has a much different gameplay. Xenoblade carries an action RPG battle with a party of 3 people. Like action RPG games in general, you can only control 1 character from your three party members. However, even though you can only run one character when fighting or just walking around in the city or in the vast prairie, you can change who you control.

Apart from that, what’s interesting about this game is the wide world design. Players can freely explore the interconnected environment. Not only is the world very wide, the change of day and night also makes the environment presented by this JRPG game by Monolith Soft even more alive. This dynamic time shift affects many things such as events, enemy strength, quests, and the existence of items. It seems, Monolith Soft is trying to explore by injecting elements of western RPG games. Fortunately, Xenoblade Chronicles was executed so well.

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition: Excellent Returns To Nintendo Switch

Since its birth in 2010, Xenoblade Chronicles has stolen a lot of attention from gamers, especially JRPG lovers. This game also signifies that the Nintendo Wii can also have more serious games, instead of being known as a family gaming console. In addition, this game also made the competition between the three gaming consoles stronger at that time. Because it is considered a best-selling game, this RPG game made by Monolith Soft was re-released with various improvements, especially in terms of graphics on the Nintendo Switch. I don’t know why Nintendo remastered this game. Don’t they want to lose to Square Enix, which will soon release its Final Fantasy VII Remake?

Xenoblade Chronicles

Can be seen these differences that some additions. Try to see the expressions displayed by each character, more lively right? If you look at the original version, the faces of the characters in this game look very stiff. The visuals displayed by the Definitive Edition version remind us of JRPG games with anime characters such as the Tales series and others. Not only that, the details presented are also very good, following the technology owned by the Nintendo Switch. With the name Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, this project feels very ambitious. As a remastered game, Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Editon has much better visuals than the original version. Some excerpts can be seen in this article. This game is planned to be released next year, along with the year that the JRPG game most awaited by gamers, Final Fantasy VII was also released.


We ourselves don’t really know whether remakes or remastered games are trending. This happened after the emergence of consoles that support Full HD resolution. This can be seen in several games such as Final Fantasy X, The Last of Us, and also the remake or remastered Crash Bandicoot series. It’s actually not bad either because some of them are able to bring out a new feel to the old game. However, our suspicion is whether many developers are stuck with their ideas? Junebe true, maybe not. Back to Xenoblade Chronicles. At the beginning of its appearance this game got great enthusiasm from gamers. And as we saw earlier the graphic difference between the original and the remastered version is really significant. Of course, the remastered version of the JRPG game made by Monolith Soft can’t be missed.