Xenoblade Chronicles Officially Confirmed For America [Update]


Yes, it’s official. Xenoblade Chronicles is headed to America. Is it Gamestop-exclusive? It doesn’t sound like it, but we don’t know for sure yet.Nintendo of America mentioned the game on their Twitter and linked to the game’s page on their website.


The game’s official page says you can begin pre-ordering on December 19th at Gamestop or through Nintendo. Oh, here’s a trailer:



Xenoblade Chronicles is slated for release in April 2012 in America.


Update: A press release from Nintendo of America confirms that Xenoblade Chronicles will only be sold through Gamestop and directly via Nintendo themselves.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.