The upcoming, RPG-survival hybrid Dragon Quest Builders 2 just received a bevvy of new information during the Square Enix show. First and foremost, the game received a new E3 trailer which showcased various new locales, mechanics, and items that will be featured in the game, and you can check them all out in the trailer embedded above. Beyond that, myriad details about the different editions of the game and their respective bonuses have been revealed. You can learn about those here:
DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 has a variety of bonuses available for those who pre-order the game, as well as for players of the original DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS and PlayStation®Plus users.
All pre-orders: Will receive recipes for an in-game Medicinal Herb Decoration, a Dragon Quest Logo Decoration, and a Chimaera Wing Decoration.
Physical pre-orders from select retailers: Will receive an adorable magnet sheet featuring the heroes, building blocks and iconic slimes, at participating retailers.
Digital pre-orders: Will receive in-game Sigil Block recipes for players looking to decorate their buildings with icons denoting the sun, stars, moon, water and soul, as well as a DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 PlayStation®4 system theme.
PlayStation®Plus users: Users from July 12th will receive a Pixel Decoration of Legendary Heroes as well as a Portrait of Legendary Heroes recipe.
Players with a save from DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS: Will receive a classic Builder Outfit from the original title and the obstinate Dragonlord’s Throne recipe.
Already included with the Digital Deluxe version of the game, the Season Pass will include three DLC packs released after launch, giving access to recipes, hairstyles, clothing and all-new areas to explore. The Season Pass will also be available separately at launch for $20.99. Players who acquire the Season Pass will receive the three below packs as they are released, and the stylish Designer’s Sunglasses to protect their eyes from the bright sun at launch on July 12th.
Hotto Stuff Pack – Includes more than 40 recipes to help players design and decorate structures in the style of the Hotto Steppe – a popular resting area in a distant land. Players will also gain access to an all-new island with the materials needed to build these new recipes.
Aquarium Pack – The world of DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 has become your oyster. A fishing island awaits you, where you can learn how to catch and breed 40 different fish that can be added to your own DIY aquarium. Unlock an additional tool, the fishing rod, as well as customization options and apparel fit for a waterbound adventure.
Modernist Pack – This set includes over 70 recipes for modern-looking structures, hairstyles and clothing. Build a luxury hotel, modern condominiums and more with the largest new set of recipes yet.
If the game sounds enticing but you’re still on the fence about pre-ordering or buying the Season Pass, PS4 users will be able to download a demo of the game beginning on June 27th to get a taste of the experience ahead of launch. Players can look forward to exploring the Isle of Awakening on PS4 and Nintendo Switch on July 12th. For even more details on Dragon Quest Builders 2, click here to visit the game’s official website.
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