Here’s an overview of the game, via Square Enix:
The highly anticipated latest entry to the beloved Dragon Quest video game franchise follows the adventure of a hero who must solve the mystery of his fate with the aid of a charming cast of supporting characters. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will offer a world of adventure, exploration and instances of heroism— all brought to life by the character art of famed manga artist Akira Toriyama and the memorable music of composer Koichi Sugiyama.
Dragon Quest XI launched today for PlayStation 4 and 3DS in Japan. A Switch version is also planned for release in Japan, but has yet to be shown or dated. Square Enix’s localization announcement did not mention platforms.
More details about the western release will be announced this fall.
Watch a message from Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii below. (Multiple language version available here.)