First print run comes with a bonus CD soundtrack, sorry North America

Nintendo Australia has this morning announced that Xenoblade Chroniciles will be heading to Australia and New Zealand in a months time on Septmember 1st. The first run of the game will also come packed with a limited edition ’Special Soundtrack’ CD. No sign of the red Classic Controller Pro bundle, but look - it’s a Wii game. The special soundtrack features 12 tracks from the game and only certain retailers will stock have it.

Xenoblade Chronicles takes you to the stunning lands of Bionis and Mechonis. The landscapes are vast, offering more than 100 hours of immersive gameplay. Whatever you see in the distance can be reached giving you real freedom to explore and plot your way around quests. Combat is in real time, and you are free to roam the seamless universe without having to endure random encounters, making Xenoblade Chronicles a real departure from traditional RPGs.

Xenoblade Chronicles brings to life a universe where two titans - Bionis and Mechonis collide in a war that knows no end. As the aeons pass, the lifeless bodies of the titans remain and life soon evolves on each world. The two main races, the Mechon (a race of robots) and the Homs (humans) are locked in battle for control of the world. You join the battle for Bionis to repel the invasion of the terrifying mechanical army and uncover the secrets of a mystical sword called the

Xenoblade has so far been released only in Japan and is only coming to Europe and now Australia. Nintendo America so far has refused to release the game over there despite it obviously being in English. Xenoblade Chronicles will retail for $99.95, but remember to keep an eye out bargains as usual closer to launch.