20 minutes of Dragon Quest Builders for Switch gameplay

First look at the game running on Nintendo's device.

Dragon Quest Builders

Square Enix debuted 20 minutes of gameplay footage from the recently announced Switch version of Dragon Quest Builders during Tokyo Game Show 2017.

The Switch version of Dragon Quest Builders adds a Great Sabrecub for players to ride in the game’s Free Build mode. The Sabrecub boosts players’ speed and grants them special materials by defeating enemies.

Dragon Quest Builders is available now for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita (and for PlayStation 3 in Japan). The Switch version will launch worldwide in spring 2018.

Watch the footage below (from from 09:46 to 30:57).

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