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Here’s a short Xenoblade Chronicles X clip that demonstrates how online group quests will work. People can form “Squads” and participate in special “Squad Quests” (the footage starts at the 0:45 mark in the video) to kill tougher monsters for better loot. Just like in MMOs.

Want to watch a ton of new footage from the upcoming Wii U game Xenoblade Chronicles X? Check out this archive of Nintendo’s livestream this afternoon, which includes an eight-minute overview video and then an hour of Treehouse staff playing the game live. (The footage starts at 34:00.)

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