Dragon Quest XI Launches in the West on September 4
Square Enix’s Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will be coming out in the United States and Europe on September 4, 2018 for the PlayStation 4 and Steam. Watch the opening movie for the game and a quick look at what the Western version has in store for fans in the player 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.
To reward the patience of Western DQ fans, this is an upgraded version that has features that weren’t in the original Japanese release, including:
- 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
Pre-ordering the game on the PlayStation Store will instantly get you the exclusive “The Legend Reborn” theme and you will receive in-game DLC items when the game comes out.
Excited to get an official release date for this highly acclaimed JRPG? What do you think of the new features? Let us know in the comments!