Sqaure Enix has confirmed the release of Dragon Quest Builders for the PS4 and PS Vita in Europe and North America. The game will be released in October for both of these platforms and while the PS4 version will be available at both retail and digital, PS Vita version will be digital only.
This announcement was made by the official twitter account for Dragon Quest. You can watch the announcement trailer below.
Dragon Quest Builders was released in Japan early this year. The game was a surprising success for Square Enix and has sold more than 500k copies in Japan on the PS4 and PS Vita. This is the second Dragon Quest game that will be localized for the PlayStation platform, previously Square Enix released Dragon Quest Heroes for the PS4 last October which was followed by a release on PC.
Dragon Quest Builders is a Minecraft clone that adds role playing elements to the mix along with the typical Dragon Quest monsters and story. The story of the game will follow the ending of Dragon Quest 1 featuring the Dark Lord taking over the world. Players will have to build their own world in order to get rid of the evil Dark Lord.
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