Let's Compare Xenoblade Chronicles Wii And Switch Graphics

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Xenoblade Chronicles was first released on the Nintendo Wii in 2010 in Japan. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition will be released on the Switch next month with new character models. Obviously, the graphics will be improved, but let’s see how so.

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As Kotaku previously reported, the Definitive Edition features revamped visuals and sound, a new user interface, and a new epilogue yarn.

Via Hachima, you can see how the graphics stack up. The top images are from the Switch version, while the bottom ones are from the Wii.

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Back when the game was ported to the Nintendo 3DS in 2015, Kotaku also published a comparison. In case you missed our review of the original game, you can read it right here.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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gaofighgar
GaoFighGar

So we all agree it looks better? Yeah? Yeah. Good.