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Xenoblade 2 official Japanese twitter account and website thread

jj984jj

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There's a summoning video as well. They're really pushing the gacha aspect.

They should have someone running an English version of this twitter as well considering the game is getting a simultaneous release.
 

Fireblend

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Dunno if I like the design, but there's no doubt that's some really well drawn character, wow. What style.
 

Ridley327

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That new Blade looks like they popped right out of a Sin & Punishment fourth miniboss encounter. Cool to see that we're already seeing a big variety in terms of the guest artists for the Blades.
 

Instro

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I've been a little behind on some of the info for this, but you essentially have a chance of getting various blades when using various rarities of core crystals correct?
 

Ridley327

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I've been a little behind on some of the info for this, but you essentially have a chance of getting various blades when using various rarities of core crystals correct?
Yeah, we've seen (thus far) common core crystals and rare core crystals. I imagine that there are other tiers that narrow the window down further for getting a new rare Blade, but there's still not a lot we know about that particular system to say anything definitive.
 

Exentryk

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New tweet! TranslationGAF assemble!

じっちゃんは、普段レックスのヘルメットの中に入っていますも。だからバトル中はレックスの一番近くで、頼もしく、時にやかましく、いろんなアドバイスをしてくれますも!
 

KingSnake

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Show those 2 new images to somebody not following the game very closely and I could bet the first answer would be Pokemon.
 

Aostia

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Show those 2 new images to somebody not following the game very closely and I could bet the first answer would be Pokemon.
if the next Pokemon Switch game will look even just slightly similar, I'll buy both versions for the first time.
 
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Has anyone seen the arts actually change for the same weapon type?
As in we always seem to have the usual 3 skills on the sword.
Im sure thats not it but itd be good to have confirmation.
. That and i wonder if there are restrictions on rare blades, or else i dunno why anyone would stick to the generic ones by the end.
 

Harpoon

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That and i wonder if there are restrictions on rare blades, or else i dunno why anyone would stick to the generic ones by the end.
I'm fairly certain the only restriction/reason to have generic Blades instead is the rare Blades'... well... rarity. Getting at least two for every party member might be a challenge.

On another note, have some cute fan art. It's on-topic because it's based on the tweet about Dromarch being Nia's "butler!"



Source
 

TheMoon

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Show those 2 new images to somebody not following the game very closely and I could bet the first answer would be Pokemon.
not gonna lie, I actually was confused for a second why someone is posting pokemon pics in a thread I'm subbed to (opened multiple tabs at the same time).
 

EhoaVash

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Hope Gramps isn't going to make me fall asleep with his over explanation of things like he did during the last direct footage.
 

Netto-kun

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Another new tweet.

Edit: Rough translation
Here is a view from the location "Hill of Outlook"* which is located on the right side of the Titan Gormott's back-mo.

If you stick around and wait for a bit, Gormott who usually faces the opposite direction will turn its head a little bit-mo!

Gormott is a Titan that bears resemblance to a sika deer (?) that has been spotted in Monolith Soft's** animal bestiary-mo.

*Honestly no idea how to translate the name of that location (...or Scenic Viewpoint as they call it in XCX). Localized version will most likely be completely different. :p
**Another sentence with dodgy translation. So it could be anything from refering to a deer-looking monster found in a bestiary from another Monolith Soft game to some random book in their office.
 

KingSnake

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That's actually an error on my part. Fixed that.

It's probably the angle of the screenshot. But it looks more like (judging from the lastest trailer) it has antlers rather than a single horn on its forehead.
Ah, right. You can see the other one in the top right corner.