Dragon Quest Heroes Release Date Confirmed, Slime Collector’s Edition Detailed

June 2, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

Confirming the earlier rumors, Square Enix announced today that Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below is releasing exclusively for the PlayStation 4 on October 13 in North America and on October 16 in Europe.

Priced at $59.99, here’s what will be included inside the Day One Edition:

  • Helpful Slime-themed downloadable content for characters to equip including: Slime Sword, Gooey Gloves, Goomerang, Squishing Rod and Gungenir.

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Sitting at $99.99 and only available through Square Enix’s Online Store, the Dragon Quest Heroes Slime Collector’s Edition includes the following:

  • Slime Plushie, Slime Key Chain, and Slime Lanyard.
  • Helpful Slime-themed downloadable content for characters to equip including a Slime Sword, Gooey Gloves, Goomerang, Goopid’s Bow, Squishing Rod, Gungenir, Slime-on-a-Stick, Gooreat Sword and Splat O’Nine Tails
  • Bonus quest items, including the Gold-digger’s Map and Happy Map

If the new trailer today left you with some questions, here’s Square Enix’s full rundown of the story:

When a dark shockwave sweeps through the city of Arba, the monsters that once lived alongside the people in peace are driven into a frenzied rage. As either the hero, Luceus, or the heroine, Aurora, the player joins forces with a cast of iconic cast from previous Dragon Quest  titles, such as Alena, Bianca and Yangus, to bring the rampaging hordes of monsters to their senses and to restore order to the kingdom.

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below will be playable at Square Enix’s E3 2015 booth (#2001).