Xenoblade 2 Chronicles 1.5.1 Update Adds New Difficulty Mode, New Blade

In its continuing updates, Monolith Soft have added new content to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 in its expansion pass.

Along with a new Blade by the name of Crossette, the game adds new difficulty modes called “Bringer of Chaos” and Custom. Custom allows users to modify “a maximum of 10 parameters related to battle such as enemy attack power and max HP and Party Gauge Gains can be adjusted as you see fit.”

In addition, the update to the expansion pass adds “the fourth and final round” of additional quests via the DLC. These are:

  • Sunken Boosters
  • The Trendy Patissier (available from chapter 8, after completing “Follow Your Passion”; Rare Blades Gorg and Boreas required)
  • Artisinal Accessories (available from chapter 7)
  • Hot Spring Bonanza (available from chapter 10; Rare Blades Sheba, Kora, and Kasandra required)
  • Mystery Launch Codes (available from chapter 10; Rare Blades Adenine and KOS-MOS required)

Additional information to the 1.5.1 update can be found here.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is now available for the Nintendo Switch. In case you missed it, you can find our thorough review for the game here (we highly recommend it!).

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