You wouldn’t really know it if wasn’t mentioned in your save game data, but Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition‘s story is split up into chapters.
There’s nothing to let you know when you’ve transitioned from one chapter to another in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, but the game does have numerous chapters nonetheless. They’re a good way to track how far through the game you are, too. Well, once you know how many chapters there are in the game.
After completing the prologue, there are 17 chapters in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition‘s story. Those who want more, however, can then dive into Future Connected from the main menu, which is a rather sizeable playable epilogue. You could say that there are 19 chapters overall then, including the prologue and epilogue. To find out what chapter you’re currently on, simply save your game; it’ll be displayed on your save file along with other useful data.