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Dragon Quest 11 Announced! [PS4/3DS (simultaneous), NX (tentative)]

Just announced during their official live stream! You can check out the entire presentation here.

Update - Dragon Quest X and XI announced for the NX.
Megaton?

  • Two different games with the same story similar to Ni no Kuni.
  • Both games slated for 2016 release to coincide with series 30th anniversary.
  • The two games will still have the same core staff working on them.
  • Is being made for the PS4 and 3DS (probably New3DS)
  • DQXI is also coming to the NX (probably the PS4 version?)
  • PS4 version is developed with the assistance of Orca.
  • PS4 version runs on UE4
  • PS4 version is open(-ish?) world. Similar to DQVIII
  • 3DS version is developed with the assistance of Toy Logic.
  • 3DS Version presents a classic 2D Sprite style on the bottom screen.
  • 3DS version will have 2D sprite battles + random battles when playing with the D-Pad and 3D battles when playing with the circle-pad.
  • Release targeted within the 30th anniversary year for the series, so within the fiscal year starting April 1st, 2016 and ending March 31st 2017.

VIDEO
Footage of the 3DS Version from the Stream









 
J

Jpop

Unconfirmed Member
So happy.


All the shit I got for saying PS4/3 and 3DS was the most logical choice has not been in vain.
 
3DS was entirely expected, they're not giving up that vast userbase. Happy about this, will get to play it on the move.

Cue salt that the 3DS version will limit the PS4 scope.
 

Thoraxes

Member
Getting both versions!

At least it makes sense. There's no way they could make a PS4 exclusive game in Japan and expect them to get their returns.
 

LuuKyK

Member
Well I (and a lot of people) guessed right. It was the decision that made more sense for a worldwide push of the game.
 

Seanspeed

Banned
And people complain about XB1 draggin the PS4 down.....

Any precedent for this? Seems like they'd almost have to do two fairly different builds.
 
Did he just say Unreal Engine 4?

EDIT: Well I guess no one should have to worry about the PS4 version being held back graphically. Might be better this way than if it was PS4/PS3.
 

orochi91

Member
3DS lead platform and PS4 version will look all pixely like Builders.

Con. Firmed.

And people complain about XB1 draggin the PS4 down.....

Any precedent for this? Seems like they'd almost have to do two fairly different builds.

2 different versions, like Ni no Kuni is the most likely scenario, which was DS and PS3.

Both Toy Logic and Orca are involved it seems.
 
J

Jpop

Unconfirmed Member
And people complain about XB1 draggin the PS4 down.....

Any precedent for this? Seems like they'd almost have to do two fairly different builds.

Smash Bros for 3DS and Wii U should be pretty comparable.
 
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