Xenoblade Chronicles as the series has moved from strength to strength in recent years, with the Switch era seeing impressive growth for the series. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 a Definitive Edition both performed well from both commercial and critical perspectives, and at this point, it seems likely given that a new installment in the series is going to arrive eventually as well.
But it may not arrive for a while. In a recently uploaded video, the known Nintendo leaker NateTheHate claimed that Xenoblade Chronicles 3’s development was affected by the COVID pandemic, while developer Monolith Soft is currently also working on fixing a number of technical issues in the game. According to the leaker, the game is likely to launch in 2023, though it may be able to launch late in 2022 as well.
There have been a number of developments in recent months to suggest a Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is indeed coming. Last year, Jenna Coleman – Melia’s voice actress – seemed to suggest the same thing, following which reports claimed the next game of the series was in its final stages of development. Monolith Soft has also previously said it wants to continue investing in the franchise. The composer of the series has also suggested a new one Xenoblade project at work.