SQUARE ENIX Delights Gamers with DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: The Dark Prince
SQUARE ENIX has unveiled the highly anticipated role-playing masterpiece, DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: The Dark Prince, for digital pre-orders and pre-purchase. This exclusive offer is available solely for Nintendo Switch enthusiasts through the official Square Enix store and at retail locations. In addition to securing early access, players who pre-order or pre-purchase the game will be rewarded with the coveted Head Start Set, comprising several exceptional items. Furthermore, the Square Enix team has unveiled in-depth insights into the game’s novel battle mechanics and monster recruitment system, set to be accessible upon the game’s global release on December 1, 2023.
Embark on the Journey: Discover DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: The Dark Prince
The latest installment in the esteemed DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS series, this epic adventure immerses players in the enigmatic tale of the dark prince, Psaro. As a skilled monster wrangler, you will assemble a formidable team of monsters to confront adversaries and ascend to the esteemed rank of Master of Monsterkind.
- Scout Monsters and Command Battle Tactics:
- Take control of up to eight team members, with four in your primary squad and an additional four in reserve.
- Precisely direct individual monster actions during battles or implement overarching strategies such as ‘Show No Mercy’ or ‘Focus on Healing,’ entrusting the details to your monsters.
- Witness your monsters unleash their potential in a frenzied state when the odds seem insurmountable.
- Expand Your Monster Roster:
- Diversify your monster collection through various methods.
- Convince defeated enemy monsters to join your team after victorious encounters.
- Utilize the ‘Show of Force’ skill to persuade formidable foes to become allies.
- Collaborate with fellow wranglers to merge your monsters, birthing entirely new creatures.
- Employ items, including delectable treats, to enhance recruitment chances and persuasion.
- Master the Art of Synthesis:
- Combine two parent monsters to craft entirely new creations.
- Experience an overhauled synthesis system with intuitive combinations designed to captivate both returning players and newcomers.
- Unveil Diverse Monster Talents:
- Encounter three broad talent categories, each offering an array of skills, magic spells, attribute enhancements, and more.
- Unlock life-saving healing abilities, potent offensive skills, or resilient damage-soaking traits.
- Some talents are even named after iconic monsters.
- Progress and enhance your monsters’ talents by allocating earned talent points from battle experience and other sources.
- Inherit talents through synthesis, crafting formidable creatures with a multitude of abilities.
- Manage Your Monster Squad:
- Monsters come in two sizes: small and large.
- Choose between one-slot small monsters or two-slot large monsters for your party composition.
- Large monsters boast superior attributes and multiple actions per battle round.
- Monsters are ranked from G to X, with S and X hosting familiar antagonists and fearsome creatures, respectively.
- Challenge the Two Worlds’ Battle Arenas:
- As Psaro’s journey unfolds, two challenging battle arenas await: the Endor Colosseum in Terrestria, the human realm, and the Maulosseum in Nadiria, the monster realm.
- Overcome expert monster wranglers in these arenas as you strive to build an army capable of dethroning the Master of Monsterkind.
- Discover Familiar and New Faces:
- DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: The Dark Prince features a vast array of over 500 monsters, including beloved characters from DRAGON QUEST XI like Jasper Unbound and Krystalinda.
- Encounter new additions like Greater Platypunk and Gander, with many more surprises awaiting discovery.
Exclusive Pre-Order Bonuses: Players who secure their pre-orders or pre-purchases will also be entitled to the exclusive Head Start Set, featuring:
- Stardust Earrings x1
- Scholar’s Specs x1
- Bonus Ball x5
Don’t miss the opportunity to embark on this extraordinary adventure! DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: The Dark Prince is exclusively available for digital pre-orders and pre-purchase on Nintendo Switch via the Square Enix official store and at retail locations.