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Monolith Soft President Wants To See Xenoblade Chronicles X On Switch

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Never got around to playing Wii U’s Xenoblade X Chronicles? Monolith Soft president Tetsuya Takahashi may have just the idea for you: Wii U’s 2015 RPG on Nintendo Switch! While not set in stone, the idea was brought up in a 4Gamer interview translated by Siliconera, which features the following exchange:

4Gamer: Just as Xenoblade Chronicles on Wii  was made available on the New 3DS, are there any chances we’ll see Xenoblade Chronicles X on other hardware?

Tetsuya Takahashi, Monolith Soft President: “Personally speaking, there are times I feel like playing Xenoblade Chronicles X and think about how nice it would be to play it on the Nintendo Switch. Of course that will depend on demand and such,  but I will think about it while discussing future plans with Nintendo.”

Could it happen? It’s possible: Nintendo has already ported other Wii U games (Mario Kart 8 and Pokken Tournament) to their new console, and may wish to breathe new life into their first open-world RPG. Of course, Mr. Takahashi has a good point regarding demand: it’s hardly the most popular Wii U port request for Switch (that would be Super Smash Bros. for Wii U), but you gotta admit it would be cool to play on the go, eh?

Would you like to see Xenoblade Chronicles X on Switch? Let us know in the comments below!

Anthony Pelone
Eating, breathing and living video games on a daily basis, Anthony is particularly fond of the Nintendo variety, but is by no means a console warrior. Somewhere in the midst of his obsession with cat pictures, he finds the time to pen about his favorite hobby. Having previously written for over three sites, Anthony remains dedicated to spreading the gospel of EarthBound.

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