"X" is an upcoming Japanese role-playing video game by developer Monolith Soft. The game is part of the company's Xeno series of video game. The game was first revealed in January 2013 in a Nintendo Direct video. The game was further demonstrated in June 2013 at E3 2013, with Nintendo confirming a 2014 release time frame for the game.
The game will be directed by Monolith Soft president, co-founder, and Xeno series director Tetsuya Takahashi. Character designs will be done by Kunihiko Tanaka, the artist behind the character concept artwork and design on Xenogears, while the game's music will be composed by Hiroyuki Sawano.
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata stated that the game was developed with the goal of creating a large-scale open world with “seamless exploration", with the development team working on expanding on the knowledge they learned in the past game's development, Xenoblade. Takahashi states he aims to create the biggest game world possible for the Wii U. Some journalists have speculated the game would be a MMORPG or have online game elements.