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Dragon Quest XI S art book sample pages released

A peek at what's inside

Squar-Enix has released a couple previews for the upcoming Dragon Quest XI S art book. As detailed previously, the art book includes a look at various concept art, 3D models, and illustrations for the game. There's also commentary from the dev team included.

PR - Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Ships Over 5.5 Million Copies Worldwide


LOS ANGELES (Dec. 18, 2019) –  SQUARE ENIX® announced today that DRAGON QUEST® XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age™ and DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition together have surpassed 5.5 million copies shipped and downloaded worldwide on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, STEAM®, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo Switch™. Heralded by critics and fans alike as a modern classic, the game has captured the hearts of players with its striking art style, charming characters and memorable storyline.

DRAGON QUEST series creator and game designer Yuji Horii commented on the latest milestone: “I strongly believe that this figure has only been achieved thanks to our fans who have always loved the DRAGON QUEST series and also the new players who discovered DRAGON QUEST or JRPGs through this title. If I could ever go back in time to meet myself  when I was still making the very first DRAGON QUEST, I would love to tell him, ‘In 30 years’ time, DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Agehas been released and loved by international fans beyond seas and languages.’ I will carry on doing my very best to deliver further DRAGON QUEST titles to our fans worldwide. Thank you very much to all the fans who have enjoyed the title!”

In DRAGON QUEST XI, players embark upon an epic adventure as The Luminary: the chosen one in a world that vows to hunt him down. The Luminary and his unique band of loyal companions work together to survive an onslaught of ne’er-do-wells and overthrow the dark forces that plot to plunge the world of Erdrea into chaos.

Dragon Quest: Your Story Blu-ray and DVD Gorgeous Edition announced for Japan

Your story, your DVD/Blu-ray

Amazon Japan has opened preorders for Dragon Quest: Your Story Blu-ray and DVD Gorgeous Edition. This home release of the movie includes the film, along with a Golden Slime coin, Sky Sword, Slime keychain, post card, and other media materials. Still no word on a release for this film outside of Japan.

Famitsu opens worldwide survey for Dragon Quest XI S players

Survey side-quest

Famitsu magazine is putting together a feature on Dragon Quest XI S, and they're looking for feedback from players the world over. The magazine's official website has released a survey for fans to fill out, which asks various questions about their experience with the game. As you hopefully figured out, this survey is indeed available in English. Have a crack at it here!

Square-Enix releasing Dragon Quest Mini Diorama Collection Monster Park dioramas

Bring Dragon Quest to life in a new way

Well here's a neat item from Square-Enix for Dragon Quest fans. The company is releasing Dragon Quest Mini Diorama Collection Monster Parks, which are mini diorama sets. There are 6 diorama sets to collect, with each diorama set including two enemies from the Dragon Quest series, a base, and a container.

Greek retailer adds new listing for Dragon Quest Heroes I & II

Will it finally be localized?

The Console Club, the same retailer that leaked the existence of Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection, has added a new listing for Dragon Quest Heroes I & II. We've seen a listing for these titles releasing outside of Japan since before the Switch even launched, but as we stated, this is a brand-new listing. Could it finally be time for both of these titles to see release in Europe, and hopefully North America?

Dragon Quest Heroes developer talks about the chances of a third entry

Third time's a charm?

There have been a number of Dragon Quest spin-offs over the years, including the Dragon Quest Heroes franchise. There have been two installments in that series so far, so what about a third? Dragon Quest Heroes director Tomohiko Sho had this to say in an interview with NintendoEverything.

“Obviously this is a Square Enix property so we can’t really say anything, but I have kind of mentioned to them before, ‘Shouldn’t we consider a third entry?’ So we’ve been talking a little about maybe putting out a third entry, but really the big thing is between I and II there were so many improvements made. If we were going to go from II to III, what else can we put in to really impress the players who played both games that will get them really excited and really emotionally moved by it? So there are a lot of hurdles. What would it be that we can put into the game? That’s still something we’re not sure how to do yet.”

Thanks to Dondom95 for the heads up!

Dragon Quest XI S Official Art Works cover art revealed

This is a coffee table must

Square-Enix is releasing their Dragon Quest XI S Official Art Works book in Japan on Dec. 26th ,2019 for 3,500 yen. The book includes a ton of concept art and illustrations from Dragon Quest XI, along with codes for some in-game goodies. Today we get a look at the cover art for the book, which is pretty gorgeous in and of itself.

Dragon Quest Rivals gets another promo video

Celebrating the 9th card pack

Dragon Quest Rivals is getting its 9th card pack tomorrow in Japan, so Square-Enix is spreading the word with one last promo video. Check out all the new characters joining in this pack, alongside the special moves they offer.

Dragon Quest XI S 'overview' trailer

Embark on the journey of a young hero and his endearing companions on a quest to save the world of Erdrea. DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition includes the original adventure with added content of visiting past DRAGON QUEST worlds, story quests, and more. Available today on Nintendo Switch family of consoles.

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