Dragon Quest Heroes release date and special editions officially announced

Omega Force-developed action RPG out mid-October.

Dragon Quest Heroes

Square Enix has officially announced that Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below will launch for PlayStation 4 in North America on October 13 and in Europe on October 16.

The game will be available in “Day One” and “Slime Collector’s” editions.

The Slim Collector’s edition will include a premium treasure chest-style box and exclusive downloadable content, as well as exclusive slime-themed physical items.

Get details on both editions below.

Slime Collector’s Edition (Square Enix Online Store-exclusive, Europe)

  • Slime Plushie, Slime Key Chain and Slime Lanyard.
  • Helpful Slime-themed downloadable content for characters to equip including a Slime Sword, Gooey Gloves, Goomerang, Goopid’s Bow, Squishing Rod, Gungenir, Slime-on-a-Stick, Gooreat Sword and Splat O’Nine Tails
  • Bonus quest items, including the Gold-digger’s Map and Happy Map

Day One Edition

  • Helpful Slime-themed downloadable content for characters to equip including: Slime Sword, Gooey Gloves, Goomerang, Squishing Rod and Gungenir

Get details on the game’s story below.

Story

When a dark shockwave sweeps through the city of Arba, the monsters that once lived alongside the people in peace are driven into a frenzied rage. As either the hero, Luceus, or the heroine, Aurora, the player joins forces with a cast of iconic cast from previous Dragon Quest titles, such as Alena, Bianca and Yangus, to bring the rampaging hordes of monsters to their senses and to restore order to the kingdom.

Watch a new trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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