Dragon Quest Builders 2 launches December 20 in Japan

Koei Tecmo handling development.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2 will launch for PlayStation 4 and Switch on December 20 in Japan for 7,800 yen, Square Enix announced. Koei Tecmo is handling the game’s development.

A 9,700 yen digital-only bundle including the game, two post-launch downloadable content packs, and an early unlock of the “Yuubon Sunglasses” to change your appearance will also be available.

First-print copies of the physical edition, as well as digital edition purchases before January 20, 2019, will include the “Slime Tower” recipe.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Early PlayStation Store and Nintendo eShop purchases will include the “Heroes Pixel Decoration” recipe set.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Early purchases at retailers will include various “Crest Blocks” as a bonus:

Amazon Japan – Crest Block: Solar

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Aeon – Crest Block: Star

Dragon Quest Builders 2

7-Eleven Shopping – Crest Block: Moon

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Loppi / Lawson HMV – Crest Block: Water

Dragon Quest Builders 2

GEO / Game Tsutaya / Tsutaya Online Shopping / Yamada Denki – Crest Block: Life

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Square Enix e-Store purchases will include a Dragon Quest Builders 2 origami set.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2 will be playable for the first time at Tokyo Game Show 2018 from September 20 to 23. A stage event featuring the latest information will also be held on the Square Enix main stage on September 22 at 14:00 JST.

Square Enix will also host a Dragon Quest Builders 2 “Builders Experience Tour” throughout five locations in Japan where fans can get an early hands-on with the game. The dates and locations are as follows:

  • October 6 and 7 – Osaka: Aeon Mall Sakai Kitahanada
  • October 13 and 14 – Chiba: Aeon Mall Makuhari Shintoshin
  • October 27 and 28 – Sapporo: Aeon Mall Sapporo Hiraoka
  • November 24 and 25 – Aichi: Aeon Mall Okazaki
  • December 1 and 2 – Saitama: Aeon LakeTown

Watch the opening movie and new gameplay below. View a new set of images at the gallery.

Opening Movie

Male Protagonist

Female Protagonist


  • 21:32 to 31:02 – Release Date Reveal Gameplay
  • 42:01 to 1:00:44 – The First 20 Minutes

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