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DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition

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Based on 32 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

92

Top Critic Average

100%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchSep 27, 2019

Publishers: Nintendo, Square Enix

Genre: RPG

THE GENRE-DEFINING RPG SERIES LEVELS UP ON NINTENDO SWITCH Ready for a grand adventure filled with memorable characters, an enchanting story and RPG gameplay that can be taken on the go? The definitive version features the same sprawling content of the original DRAGON QUEST XI game, but with newly added character-specific stories, fully orchestrated field and battle music, side-quests to journey into past DRAGON QUEST worlds, and the ability to alternate not only between HD and retro-inspired 16-bit visuals, but also Japanese and English voice track.​ FEATURES: The latest RPG from the iconic DRAGON QUEST franchise brings perfectly balanced turn-based battles and an impressive scope of activities as you explore a massive, gorgeous world. Develop party members using the Character Builder Buy gear using in-game currency, or construct your own Side-quests and mini-games to try, monsters to ride Start the game with Draconian Quest for a bigger challenge Capture your favorite gameplay moments with Photo Mode The Definitive Edition brings new features and experiences to this acclaimed adventure. Ability to alternate between original and orchestrated music track, Japanese and English voice track, HD and retro inspired visuals Bonus characters stories Travel to past DRAGON QUEST worlds, featured in DRAGON QUEST 1 through 10 game Follow the elaborate tale of The Luminary branded as "Darkspawn" and assemble a charismatic cast of loyal companions whose designs are inspired by the famed Akira Toriyama

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DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition Reviews

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A suite of enhancements help bring the virtues of this staunchly traditional RPG into focus.

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Expands and improves upon an excellent foundation in meaningful ways, with minimal compromise on the Switch's mobile hardware.

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Old school to a fault, but fans of the series – and anyone else that appreciates its honest charms – will find much to love in this simplistic but heart-warming role-player.

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Dragon Quest XI is already an incredible JRPG, but this massively updated Switch release makes it almost mandatory. With new outfits, new quests, an entirely new 2D mode and a huge range of quality of life improvements, it's easy to consider this the best version of the game to play. The only thing holding it back from earning that title are some unfortunate visual and performance issues. A handy patch can fix the latter, but really the only reason not to prefer this version is if pristine graphics are your highest priority.

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