Square Enix has made it official. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will be headed West on September 4, 2018, and will launch for both PC and PlayStation 4 when it arrives. As one of their most beloved franchises, Square Enix has announced that fans will get to enjoy over 100 hours of gameplay content, upgraded features, enhancements, and new features exclusive to this version.
In the upcoming version of the game, fans in the West will get to feature a full English voiceover, a new Draconian Quest mode that’s exclusive to the Western release of Dragon Quest XI, which brings with it new challenges for more experienced players. An overhauled menus and UI system designs, which will feature new graphical enhancements and more intuitive designs and plenty more. You can check out the full list of features as provided to us by Square Enix down below.
- English Voiceover
- Draconian Quest, a hard mode that offers additional challenges for more experienced players.
- Overhauled Menus & UI, with graphical enhancements and more intuitive navigation.
- Camera Mode, allowing players to take in views of the beautiful landscape, character renders and ferocious monsters in detail.
- A New Dash Function and many other system enhancements such as improved character and camera movement
You can also check out the information regarding the games previous release in Japan and synopsis down below:
DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age tells a captivating tale of a hunted hero and is the long-awaited role-playing game from series creator Yuji Horii, character designer Akira Toriyama, and series composer Koichi Sugiyama. As the eleventh mainline entry in the critically acclaimed series, DRAGON QUEST XI is a completely standalone experience that features entirely new characters, a beautifully detailed world, finely tuned turn-based combat, and an immersive story that will appeal to longtime fans and franchise newcomers alike. After its release in Japan, DRAGON QUEST XI won multiple gaming awards and received critical praise, including PlayStation’s Platinum Prize and a perfect 40/40 score from Famitsu (Japanese publication).
Additionally, Square Enix has announced that those looking to pre-order the game through the PlayStation Store will receive a “The Legend Reborn” theme for their console along with in-game DLC items that will be available at the time of launch. Stay tuned for more information about the upcoming Square Enix Store exclusive edition, which will be revealed soon by the publisher.
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