Dragon Quest XI Gets West Release Date

Dragon Quest XI

The popular role playing game franchise is getting a new release in the west this year. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is finally heading to the PlayStation 4 and Steam on September 4. This is an exciting time for those that are fans of the series.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age tells the tale of a hunted hero in this standalone adventure. Dragon Quest XI will feature new characters, a beautifully detailed world, finely tuned turn-based combat, and an immersive story that is sure to please fans of the series and those that are new to the world of Dragon Quest.

What’s In Store

In addition to delivering over 100 hours of content, the western version of Dragon Quest XI will feature several upgrades and enhancements not seen in the Japanese version. Those upgrades and enhancements include:

  • English voiceovers
  • Draconian quest, a hard mode that offers greater challenges for veteran players
  • Overhauled menus and user interface with graphical enhancements and more intuitive navigation
  • Camera mode, allowing players to take beautiful pictures of characters, scenery, and ferocious monsters in beautiful detail
  • A new dash function and many other system enhancements such as improved character and camera movement

Those 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.

Details on a Square Enix store exclusive edition for the PlayStation 4 will be revealed at a later date, so don’t forget to check back to TL;DR when that is announced. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will release on the PlayStation 4 and Steam on September 4.

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