Nov 30, 2017 5:00am Before I get into the negatives, the game does have a couple positives. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is set within the world of Alrest. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on the Switch won't disappoint series fans, especially those that love the Wii original (or even experienced it on New 3DS). Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a massive and dense game littered with small issues that hold it back from greatness. Being a massive fan of every single other Xeno game, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a staggering disappointment. A realm made up of a huge cloud sea filled with beasts called Titans that humanity lives on top of. Rest assured, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 lives up to the quality that Monolith Soft has become known for. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is technically the third Xenoblade Chronicles game, but only possesses the loosest of ties to the first Xenoblade Chronicles, most notably in its story heavy structure. The combat system is actually very deep, interesting, and fun. The storyline is still an emotional rollercoaster, their characters have the same charm, but on top of that there are a ton of quality of life and gameplay improvements in XB2. There's a lot more to recommend Xenoblade Chronicles. The dialogue, the humor, the artwork, the prophecy system, the music, the variety of environments, the character progression, the crafting system, the crazy quest density, the quest quality, the memorable characters, the … I’ve played the previous two Xenoblade Chronicles games, and would consider myself a fan of story focused RPGs, and do occasionally enjoy the chance to run around a massive open world. So yes, in Xenoblade Chronicles, you play an orphaned young hero who, for reasons unexplained, is the only one capable of saving the world from a mysterious evil.