The long-awaited Dragon Quest Builders 2 launches on Switch today. Below, you can check out the launch trailer and a few excerpts of a press release with info on gameplay, story, and a DLC outline.
“Starting today, the DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 game is now available for the Nintendo Switch system. In this sequel to the original RPG adventure, you’ll explore huge islands, gather and craft with materials, design towns, level them up and defend them from monsters and bosses. And with the power of Nintendo Switch, you can play it anywhere!”
“New features in this expansive sequel include the ability to dash, glide, fast travel around the map and explore underwater, as well as the option to experience the adventure from a first-person perspective. In the Nintendo Switch version of the game, up to three friends can explore and build together on the Isle of Awakening through local* or online multiplayer**. You can also share screen shots by posting them online through the in-game Noticeboard, or visit other players’ islands and use the Magic Pencil to create a blueprint of a favorite creation***. Owners of the original game will also be rewarded with bonus recipes to craft the Legendary Builder’s outfit and Dragonlord’s Throne.”
“Fans who want to expand their adventure will have multiple options when one free DLC pack and three packs of paid DLC hit starting on July 26. Fans can purchase each paid pack of DLC separately or save on the combined cost of each pack with the Season Pass for only $20.99. These packs offer content like new locations to explore, additional recipes, new quests and a variety of customizable options like clothes and hairstyles.”
Dragon Quest Builders 2 is $59.99 on the Switch eShop, but you can also save a few bucks on it with Switch game vouchers.