It’s been quite the wait, but Square Enix has finally announced the release date for the latest mainline installment in the Dragon Quest series.
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is set to release on September 4, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. And in addition to this announcement, the company has also revealed that the Western release will also feature several upgrades and enhancements that were not included in the Japanese release, including:
- English Voiceover
- Draconian Quest: a hard mode that offers additional challenges for more experienced players.
- Overhauled Menus & UI: graphical enhancements and more intuitive navigation.
- Camera Mode: allows 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
Beginning today, those who pre-order the title from the PlayStation Store will receive an exclusive “The Legend Reborn” PlayStation 4 theme along with in-game DLC items.
The Square Enix Store will also sell an exclusive edition of the PlayStation 4 version of Dragon Quest XI. Expect more details to be announced at a later date.
And with that out of the way, catch the CG opening sequence, first English gameplay footage and a set of screenshots below: