Already a hit in Japan with 20 million downloads, Dragon Quest of the Stars finally comes west in early 2020. Based on the Dragon Quest series of JRPGS, which feature the art of superstar manga author Akira Toriyama, creator of the worldwide smash hit Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Quest of the Stars sees players creating their own hero, and then setting out on a quest to save the world from destruction. You can see a little bit of this customization below, which boasts a number of facial options and other customizations that are available in-game.
Dragon Quest of the Stars boasts a variety of ways to play as well. For those looking for a single-player experience can head out in Solo Mode in which their custom hero sets out to save the world. Those who would prefer a party experience can also team up with up to three other players in order to combat foes in multiplayer mode. While fighting alone or together with others, players will be able to bring up to four items to power up their hero or heal their HP, and a single food item. In addition, you can also build up your skill meter to unleash a powerful attack on your foes.
If any of this sounds exciting to you, you can sign up for the game's closed beta, which lasts from October 31st until November 28th, on the Google Play Store.
Dragon Quest, which was known as Dragon Warrior in the west until 2005, is one of Japans the longest-running RPG series, with its first title having been released on the NES in 1986. And its latest, Dragon Quest 11: Echos of an Elusive Age S, hitting the Nintendo Switch in late September of 2019.
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