Xenoblade Chronicles 2, known in Japan as Xenoblade 2 , is a role-playing video game published by Nintendo and developed by Monolith Soft for the Nintendo Switch console. The game was announced during the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 on January 12th. The game will be released in 2017 in Japan, North America and Europe.
Tetsuya Takahasi, the executive director on the original Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles X, is also on board as executive director for Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Masatsugu Saito is handling the character design, and the music is being crafted by Chrono Trigger composer Yasunori Mitsuda, as well as ACE, Kenji Hiramatsu and Manami Kiyota.