Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Software Update: 27th April 2018

Apr 27, 2018

Applies to: Nintendo Switch


A software update introducing new features and adjustments is now available for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. To download the update, please start the game while your Nintendo Switch console is connected to the internet. The software version after this update will be 1.4.0.

 

Update contents

Issues Fixed
 

  • Fixed an issue causing the rare blade Dagas to disappear if bonded with a driver other than Rex, but engaged with Rex when starting a New Game Plus.
    • If Dagas has disappeared, downloading the latest update will cause him to be restored.
       
  • Fixed an issue causing Adenine’s blade quest, “Limits of Awareness” to advance automatically after continuing when the Ver. 1.3.1 update had been applied.
     
  • Fixed an issue that rarely prevented Skip Travel when on the Skip Travel screen.
     
  • Fixed an issue causing the Recover Recharge effect from Mythra’s skill, Lightspeed Flurry, not to occur when used as a Special.
     

Changes and New Features
 

  • Added the sorting categories “Driver,” “Trust,” and “Field Skill” to the Blade List.
     
  • Added the sorting category “Type” to the list of Accessories.
     
  • After having cleared the game’s main story, once a star appears next to your current money in the menu the rare blade, T-elos can be bonded from core crystals at random.
     
  • Numerous traveling bards have been added that will exchange bonus EXP for Poppi’s rare parts when playing New Game Plus.
     
  • Added functionality to receive the first additional rare blade from the Expansion Pass, Poppibuster.
    • Poppibuster is a special blade, and the quest rare blade quest “Shiny New Power” must be completed to a certain point before Poppibuster can be engaged.
       

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

This update must be applied in order to use the game’s Internet features.

To download this content, additional storage may be needed. If you don’t have enough system storage in the Nintendo Switch console, please use a compatible microSD card (for more information, visit our Support section). You can check how much free space there is on your console's system memory or microSD card by opening System Settings from the HOME Menu and selecting Data Management.


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