Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Update 1.4.0 Launches April 27, Adds T-elos Re: and Poppi Buster

Monolith Soft has confirmed the contents of update version 1.4.0 for Xenoblade Chronicles 2

The new update is launching April 27th in Japan, and it brings with it the Poppi Buster and T-elos (Xenosaga) rare blades, among other changes.

Here’s a rundown on the update, via its official website:

Poppi Buster is a Rare Blade that is only obtainable via the Expansion Pass. Designed by Masatsugu Saito, Poppi can be used as a blade for drivers other than Tora, despite being designed for Tora.

You can obtain Poppi Buster through a quest. The yellow antenna things protruding from its head are further explained in its unique quest.

T-elos Re: was added to the game via Bandai Namco. She’s only available once you clear the game, and is designed by CHOCO.

T-elos Re: was first introduced as KOS-MOS’ rival in the Xenosaga series. Her design is a bit cuter from her original version, however, the modeler ensured he would put CHOCO’s vision into the actual in-game model.

When you beat the game, you’ll see a star next to your currency. Once this is obtained, you have met the conditions to meet T-elos Re:.

If you purchased the Expansion Pass, beginning in May you’ll get new quests, more Rare Blades, a new “Extreme” difficulty, as well as new Challenge Battles. There’s also a new Rare Blade that is being designed by a new illustrator, complete with a new voice actor, just for the Expansion Pass.

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. It’s highly recommended!

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Born in the south but raised in military bases around the world, Caitlin has been gaming since her father first brought home an NES with Super Mario Bros. and Zelda 2. She's also a lover of all things anime, oppai and adventure.