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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 ‘New Quests Pack’ DLC and Version 1.2.0 Update Launch

Nintendo has announced some new quest content and a new update for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 that are set to release for the game this month.

The “New Quests Pack” will launch alongside a third “Items Pack” on January 19th in Japan and on January 22nd in the west, coupled with the version 1.2.0 update for the game.

Here’s what comes with each new DLC pack, which are both part of the $29.99 Expansion Pass:


Expansion Pass: New Quests Pack 1

  • Passion of the Artisan (Quest available in Chapter 2)
  • I.A. Nopon (Quest available in Chapter 3)
  • Industrial Sort of Tour (Quest available in Chapter 5)
  • Midnight Feasting (Quest available in Chapter 7)
  • The Lone Watchman (Quest available in Chapter 10)

Expansion Pass: Helpful Items Pack 3

  • Driver Essentials Set 2: Rare Core Crystal x10, Legendary Core Crystal x1, Overdrive Protocol x1
  • Tora’s Favorite Thing: Juicy Samod x3
  • Poppi α’s Favorite Thing: Fizz Juice x3
  • Charming Driver Gear: Auto-Balancer x1

Details for the 1.2.0 update weren’t confirmed at this time.

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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12 comments
  1. stullz
    stullz
    January 18, 2018 at 10:20 am

    Nothing on optimization or additional fixes?

  2. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    January 18, 2018 at 10:34 am

    Nope, gotta spend that budget on fucking cardboard!

  3. RetroGamer
    RetroGamer
    January 18, 2018 at 10:40 am

    I’ll only be interested if they do post-game DLC. I wanna know what happened after.

  4. MusouTensei
    MusouTensei
    January 18, 2018 at 12:23 pm

    “Details for the 1.2.0 update weren’t confirmed at this time.”
    Maybe, maybe not.

  5. blackice85
    blackice85
    January 18, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    I’m hoping the update for next fall (the last one) might be that, since it says ‘new story content’.

  6. RetroGamer
    RetroGamer
    January 18, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Fingers crossed.

  7. SLoWMoTIoN?
    SLoWMoTIoN?
    January 18, 2018 at 6:16 pm

    From what I can tell Klaus last thing as a god was splitting pyra and mythra into 2 so you can fuck em.

  8. UnpluggedBeta
    UnpluggedBeta
    January 18, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    Spoilers geez; was not happy with a harem end, but other than that was pretty poifect.

  9. UnpluggedBeta
    UnpluggedBeta
    January 18, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    I’ve spent 140 hours in that game both docked and undocked and I have no idea what people are talking about when they say “optimizatons.” Can you elaborate?

  10. SLoWMoTIoN?
    SLoWMoTIoN?
    January 19, 2018 at 6:14 am

    Why not? She says 3 some in the end and then when you continue you get both girls. Waaaay better than the Nia “love” end fanship ppl are trying to push.

  11. David Stull
    David Stull
    January 19, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    For example, the memory leak issue that causes texture pop in to take longer, other fixes allowing the dynamic resolution to run higher and not drop as low as often, things like that.

  12. Dom Fass
    Dom Fass
    January 19, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    I want to know the detail on new game+. What are the other blades? These ones that are used by the enemies cuz they look sick as shit. Also I hope unlocked blades carry over because that was the worst part of the game imo