Europe: Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Collector’s Edition bonus items won’t arrive until fall

by Pierre Bell

By now, you’re probably aware of the Collector’s Edition of Xenoblade Chronicles 3. The Collector’s Edition is supposed to come with the game, some package artwork from Masatsugu Saito, a full-color concept art book with over 250 pages, and a steel case for the game cartridge.

The game itself will be sent by launch day with no issues. However, the bonus items are not as lucky. Japan will have to wait until this fall to receive them, and now Nintendo UK has indicated that Japan won’t be alone. So will Europe. It is unknown if North America will be a similar situation, as there is no confirmation yet, but in the meantime, a tweet relaying the news about the matter from Nintendo UK’s site can be seen down below.

So here we have a quite painful, even though expected, news: the Collector Edition is not going to be delivered on launch. At least in Europe. This screen is from Nintendo UK site, but it's the same in the other nations. For America is probably the same, but right now not […] pic.twitter.com/noIrWlchTg

— Xenoblade Universe "R-Alpha" (@XenobladeRAlpha) May 14, 2022