The Nintendo Switch remaster of 2010’s Xenoblade Chronicles is almost here. Billed as Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, this version of the game cleans up the Wii Masterpiece with a host of technical improvements. It also adds in the Future Connected scenario, which expands the story of Xenoblade Chronicles with a brand-new epilogue. The game has different deluxe versions across regions, which makes things tough for collectors to find exactly what they’re looking for. Read on to find out where to pre-order this hotly-anticipated JRPG and get the best edition of Xenoblade Chronicles!
Currently, there are no pre-order bonuses for the standard edition of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Pre-ordering from either Best Buy or GameStop guarantees release day delivery, so that is the best option if you want to explore the Bionis and Mechonis Day one. However, Walmart, Target, and Amazon are also taking preorders now. Follow the links to your favorite retailers below:
Definitive Works Set
Retailing for $79.99, the Definitive Works Set is the North American deluxe edition of the game. It comes with a premium art book and a slipcase. At the time of writing, this edition of the game is largely sold out. The best strategy for acquiring the Definitive Works Set is to use NowInStock.net to get alerts as to when it goes back up for sale. Alternatively, check the following retailer links below often:
Foreign Collector’s Sets
Outside of North America, there are different deluxe editions of the game which feature more robust extras than the Definitive Works Set. Confusingly, both the European and Japanese deluxe editions are called the Collector’s Set, but both have different bonuses.
Japanese Collector’s Set
As listed on Play-Asia, this edition of the game comes with a premium art book and a soundtrack CD. Click here to purchase the game from Play-Asia.
European Collector’s Set
As listed on Play-Asia, this edition of the game comes with a steelbook, a soundtrack, an art book, a poster, and a download code for some of the game’s music. Click here to purchase the game from Play-Asia.
Now, you have everything you need to make an informed decision about where to pre-order the best version of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. Be sure to return to The Centurion Report when Xenoblade launches exclusively on the Nintendo Switch for even more guides.