Dragon Quest XI Definitive Edition Announced, Comes With Extra Character Stories and Features

Square Enix has announced Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition for consoles and PC. Based on the Nintendo Switch version, the Definitive Edition will come with extra character stories, quality of life improvements, Japanese voice track, and a number of other features.

Extra stories include:

  • Erik’s story: Separated from the party, and in real danger, quick-fingered thief Erik must rely on an unexpected ally for help. What follows is an emotional adventure that asks: what are you willing to sacrifice for your friends?
  • Sylvando’s story: The eternally optimistic Sylvando encounters a world full of danger and darkness. He resolves to restore joy and laughter to the stricken people – and enacts a daringly flamboyant plan.
  • Jade’s story: As a skilled fighter, Jade’s not one to run from injustice. But the evil she encounters in the city of Octagonia may be more than even she can handle…
  • Rab’s story:  When the magician Rab chases after a pretty face, he finds himself back in a familiar and nostalgic place. Forced to confront the past and relive happier times, will he ever want to leave?

Features include:

  • 16-bit world of Tickington
  • Full game playable in 2D
  • New photo mode
  • Fully orchestrated soundtrack
  • New ultra-fast battle mode

Quality of life improvements will add the following:

  • A new quick command menu lets you access common functions in seconds
  • The ability to summon your horse (almost) anywhere outside of towns and dungeons
  • The ability to craft items in any location
  • More voiced dialogue
  • New cosmetic-only appearance options

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition will release on December 4th.