Xenoblade Chronicles X, known in Japan as XenobladeX (Japanese: ゼノブレイドクロス Zenobureido Kurosu, pronounced as "Xenoblade Cross"), is an action role-playing video game developed by Monolith Soft and published by Nintendo for the Wii U home video game console. Part of the Xeno series of video games, it serves as a spiritual successor to Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii. The game centers on the player's customizable avatar, who works to coexist with the indigenous creatures on a hostile alien planet while striving to protect humanity. Similar to its predecessor, the game features an open-world design that strongly emphasizes exploration. It was released in Japan on April 29, 2015, and worldwide in December 2015. More: en.wikipedia.org.