Dragon Quest Builders 2

Rating Summary

Based on 108 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

93%

Critics Recommend

Based on 108 critic reviews
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84 / 100
Dec 11, 2019

A lighthearted romp, with plenty of opportunities for creative building and a surprisingly good story.

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IGN

Top Critic

8.8 / 10.0
Jul 11, 2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is an admirable RPG and an admirable building game that seems to have gotten the best bits of both of its parent genres.

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Recommended
Jul 11, 2019

The Minecraft and Dragon Quest mash-up gets refined for the sequel, with a few other outside influences helping make it a laid-back joy.

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8 / 10
Jul 12, 2019

The charming mix of Minecraft and Dragon Quest works even better the second time round, with a smart sequel that address the flaws of the original while adding plenty of new features of its own.

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GamesRadar+

Top Critic

Jul 11, 2019

All the joy and satisfaction of the original, now with upgraded toys, a bigger world and a dog you can pet

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9 / 10.0
Jul 12, 2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a fantastic sequel that expands on the original in almost every imaginable way

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8 / 10
Jul 17, 2019

Satisfying questing, fun NPC interactions, and the joy of building combine to make Dragon Quest Builders 2 a delightful sandbox adventure.

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Jul 11, 2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a quintessential example of a great sequel. It takes everything that's fun about the first game and adds more of the good stuff while removing the mechanics that didn't work the first time around. It's slow to really get started, but once it starts rolling, you never want to stop digging, building, and fighting. If you're curious about the Dragon Quest Builders series on any level, Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a good jumping-on point.

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Dec 22, 2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 was great when it released on consoles and it’s still a blast on PC.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jul 11, 2019

It's easy for me to say Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a good game because it'd be a lie for me to say otherwise. The groundwork laid by the first title is still sound, but it just didn't grab me the same way its predecessor did. That doesn't mean I'm going to stop playing anytime soon -- I still have my home island to complete -- but it does mean it's not going to get my undivided attention for weeks-on-end like the first game did.

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