Dragon Quest XI Confirmed for 2018 Western Release

July 28, 2017 Written by Tyler Treese

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Square Enix confirmed today that Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is coming to PlayStation 4. The role-playing game will release in 2018, and will feature the art of Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama & music by Koichi Sugiyama. Details on the western localization are currently sparse, but more is expected to be announced later this year.

Check out the full press release below:

Fans of great stories, captivating art and alluring music are certain to rejoice with today’s announcement from SQUARE ENIX® that DRAGON QUEST® XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will be coming to the West next year.

The highly anticipated latest entry to the beloved DRAGON QUEST video game franchise follows the adventure of a hero who must solve the mystery of his fate with the aid of a charming cast of supporting characters. DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will offer a world of adventure, exploration and instances of heroism— all brought to life by the character art of famed manga artist Akira Toriyama and the memorable music of composer Koichi Sugiyama.

In an accompanying video, DRAGON QUEST creator Yuji Horii introduces an overview of the game and offers an update on the game’s localization process.

The video can be found below:

Even more details on the western release of Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age are set to be announced later this year.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is set to release in Western territories in 2018. It releases in Japan tomorrow, July 29.