Companies are increasingly investing in augmented reality games. After Pokémon, The Walking Dead, Ghostbusters and Harry Potter, it's time for Dragon Quest to enter the list of games where you have to get around in the real world.
Square Enix announced Dragon Quest Walk for Android and iOS phones. The game is being developed by Colopl and is scheduled to be released in 2019 in Japan. The western version has also been confirmed.
A closed beta test for 20.000 players will start on June 11th.
What is Dragon Quest Walk?
Dragon Quest Walk is a location-based game for smartphones. Become the protagonist and walk through the real world, which has become the world of Dragon Quest, Advance your adventure in an RPG like none seen before.
Walk through the fields and talk to the townspeople as you go on your quest. Fight various monsters, grow, prepare your equipment and even challenge formidable enemies…
The Dragon Quest that appeared on game consoles in the past has finally made the leap into the real world. Now, set off on your adventure!
A story that unfolds as you walk. Everyday life becomes an adventure. Set your destination from nearby points and set off.
Quests will occur at each “landmark”. Various landmarks will appear across Japan.
Build your own room in the world of Dragon Quest. Decorate your room with the furniture and items you get on your adventure.
Watch the Dragon Quest Walk announcement trailer and presentation below.