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Update [Sat 15th Oct, 2022 05:45 BST]: It seems dataminers may have uncovered a first look at the new hero coming to Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Wave 3 Expansion Pass DLC. It was reportedly found within the latest software update (Version 1.2.0).

Original article [Fri 14th Oct, 2022 03:00 BST]: Nintendo has just dropped Xenoblade Chronicles 3 latest software update, and alongside this it also provided a "sneak peek" at what's ahead in terms of Expansion Pass content.

Provided you've already forked out for this DLC, you can look forward to third and fourth wave in the near future. While no dates have been locked in just yet, there is a teaser what is on the way. In Volume 3, players can look forward to meeting another new hero and face, and taking on some more tough challenges.

As for the fourth wave, there'll be a new story scenario. Alongside it, we've got an outline for another character:

"Check out a sneak peek at Wave 3 of the #XenobladeChronicles3 Expansion Pass. You’ll get to meet a new Hero and face new kinds of Challenge Battles. Looking ahead, Wave 4 will feature a new original story scenario."

Xenoblade Chronicles 3
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Nintendo's website provides an outline of the future schedule for Xenoblade Chronicles 3:

DLC Wave 3

Release date: by 4/30/2023

This wave of DLC contains the following content:

  • Challenge Battle mode against difficult enemies
  • A new hero character and accompanying quests
  • New character outfits

DLC Wave 4

Release date: by 12/31/2023

This wave of DLC contains the following content:

  • New original story scenario

Stay tuned for additional details regarding individual DLC waves.

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