Tales of Xillia (テイルズオブエクシリア Teiruzu obu Ekushiria) is the 13th mothership title in the Tales series, for the PlayStation 3. Its characteristic genre name is RPG of Unwavering Convictions (揺るぎなき信念のRPG Yuruginaki shinnen no RPG).
The game was released in Japan on September 8, 2011 and will feature a theme song called "progress" sung by Ayumi Hamasaki. The animated cutscenes are being produced by Ufotable, the studio behind the Tales of Symphonia OVA series instead of Production I.G, who have worked on the previous games in the series. This is the only Tales game with two separate anime openings: a Jude version and a Milla version respectively.
"The game is set in Liese Maxia, a world where humans and monsters coexist with spirits. The spirits support human civilisation by granting wishes, such as the ability to channel mana as Spirit Power, and in turn are protected by those wishes. The most powerful of these spirits is a being called Maxwell, though its true nature is unknown. In Liese Maxia, there are two main countries vying for supremacy. La Shugall is an empire with a long history whose free use of Spirit Power has granted it incredible majesty and prosperity. A Jule is a developing country whose power is derived from the control of monsters and the might of its military.#5
Jude Mathis is a young medical student studying in Il Fan, the capital of La Shugall. After a large number of patients are admitted to his hospital following a failed Spirit Arte at a military base, he decides to investigate the cause and meets Milla Maxwell, a mysterious girl who is investigating the recent deaths of a number of spirits... "
Tales of Xillia 2 (テイルズオブエクシリア2 Teiruzu obu Ekushiria Tsu?) is the fourteenth mothership (main series) title in the Tales series of video games. It will be the first game in the series to be developed and published by Namco Bandai Games after Namco Tales Studio was dissolved earlier in 2012, though the core development staff remains the same.
It is a direct sequel to Tales of Xillia, taking one year after the events of the original. The game is set to be released in Japan in Winter 2012 for the Playstation 3.