The legendary “Dragon Quest” franchise has a new title coming west this fall. “Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age” is set to hit PC and PS4 on September 4, 2018.
As for the game, “Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age” tells a 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, turn-based combat, and an “immersive story that will appeal to longtime fans and franchise newcomers alike” according to the publisher.
After its release in Japan, the game won multiple gaming awards and received critical praise, including PlayStation’s Platinum Prize and a perfect 40/40 score from Famitsu (Japanese publication).
In addition to delivering over 100 hours of content, the Western release of DRAGON QUEST XI will also feature several upgrades and enhancements that were not included in the Japanese release, including
English Voiceover and the Draconian Quest, a hard mode that offers additional challenges for more experienced players.
Players will also get to utilize the overhauled Menus & UI, with graphical enhancements and more intuitive navigation. The game will also feature a Camera Mode, allowing players to take in views of the beautiful landscape, character renders and ferocious monsters in detail.
Beginning today, adventurers who pre-order from the PlayStation Store can treat themselves to the exclusive “The Legend Reborn” Theme as an instant reward, along with in-game DLC items when the game launches. Interested players can watch the reveal trailer below.
You can pre-order the game for the PS4 through online retailers ($59 on Amazon.com)
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