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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Release Date Set for September 2022

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 arrives this September to Nintendo Switch
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 arrives this September to Nintendo Switch / Photo Courtesy of Nintendo

The newest installment in the Xenoblade franchise, Xenoblade Chronicles 3, has been confirmed for a September 2022 release date, according to Nintendo. The new game is the first in the series since Xenoblade Chronicle's Definitive Edition in 2019.

During Nintendo's Direct livestream on Youtube this past Wednesday, Feb. 9, the announcement was made for the newest Xenoblade game. Shinya Takahashi, General Manager of the Entertainment Planning at Nintendo, revealed that the story of Xenoverse Chronicles 3 "ties together the futures of the worlds depicted in Xenoblade Chronicles 1 and 2."

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Release Date Set for September 2022

Executive Director for Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Tetsuya Takahashi shared this message on the upcoming title shortly after the announcement was made.

"We are currently making final adjustments to ensure we create the best game possible based on everything we’ve learned from the past entries in the series. We believe the game will be enjoyable for both those who’ve played Xenoblade Chronicles or Xenoblade Chronicles 2, as well as those who will be playing a Xenoblade Chronicles game for the first time."

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 launches this September on Nintendo Switch. Visit the official Xenoblade Chronicles 3 game page on Nintendo's website for Takahashi's full statement, and stay tuned for updates on an exact date for Xenoblade Chronicles 3's release this fall.