Nintendo had to delay Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s 1.3.0 update that adds “Advanced New Game Mode” due to some bugs that were found, but it now has a release date and a look at Tetsuya Nomura’s character Akhos as a Blade.
According to the official Japanese Twitter account, the update Ver. 1.3.0 will release on March 2, 2018. It adds an Advanced New Game Mode along with several new Blades including Akhos, Cressidus, Mikhail, Obrona, Patroka, Perdido, and Sever.
Here’s a look at a video showing Akhos, designed by Tetsuya Nomura, as a new Blade for the update:
ぜひVer. 1.3.0に更新して、2周目に挑戦してほしいも！ pic.twitter.com/F6OQAUJszo
— ゼノブレイド２ (@XenobladeJP) March 1, 2018
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is available on Nintendo Switch.