Alongside the announcement of Dragon Quest XI for Switch, we additionally bought affirmation for the western launch of Dragon Quest Builders 2, which launched in Japan late final 12 months. It’s coming to the West on July 12 for each Switch and PS4.
The information was confirmed throughout Nintendo’s Direct presentation and subsequently on Sony and Square Enix social feeds. Though, for all of the information from the Direct presentation, you should definitely read our news roundup.
Much like the primary sport, Dragon Quest Builders 2 takes place in an alternate actuality of an present Dragon Quest sport the place the primary antagonist defeated the heroes and left the world a barren wasteland; this one particularly focuses on Dragon Quest II. You play as a Builder rescued by a mysterious boy who’s tasked with rebuilding the world again to its former glory.
The sequel sports activities an array of latest options, which incorporates four-player on-line and native cooperative play, underwater exploration, an non-obligatory first-person view, a touch potential, and extra. Owners of the primary Dragon Quest Builders additionally get some good perks, having the ability to unlock the power to craft the unique protagonist’s garments and the Dragon Lord’s throne.
For a more in-depth have a look at the sport, watch the trailer above. Otherwise, in case you’re curious concerning the first Dragon Quest Builders, you should definitely learn our full review. GameSpot gave it an 8/10, concluding that “the excellence of Dragon Quest Builders illustrates the versatility of this 30-year-old franchise as much as it speaks to the engrossing appeal of Minecraft-inspired creation. The story-advancing draw of quests goes hand-in-hand with the depth of a crafting system that cleverly uses monster drops as some of the game’s building tools. Whether you want to focus on completing assignments or build with no specific purpose, the game is feature-rich enough to suck up untold hours, even if this happens to be your first Dragon Quest experience.”