DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age " Definitive Edition tells a captivating tale of a hunted hero and is the long-awaited role-playing game from series creator Yuji Horii and character designer Akira Toriyama. While it is the eleventh mainline entry in the critically acclaimed series, DRAGON QUEST XI S is a completely standalone experience that features entirely new characters, a beautifully detailed world, finely tuned turn-based combat, and an immersive story that will appeal to longtime fans and franchise newcomers alike. The Definitive Edition includes all the content from the original release of the acclaimed DRAGON QUEST XI, and adds extra character-specific scenarios, the choice of playing with the original soundtrack or a grand orchestral version of the music, the ability to switch between 2D and 3D graphic modes, a Japanese voice-acting option, and much more! A young man, about to participate in his villages coming of age ceremony, heads off to the top of the local lookout point alongside his childhood friend. After a series of unexpected events, this intrepid adventurer learns he is the reincarnation of a legendary hero from a forgotten age. The young hero sets forth into an unknown world on a journey to unravel the mystery of his pastbut the welcome he receives is far from warm. Upon revealing his identity to the King, the hero is branded as The Darkspawn and hunted by a relentless army. Fleeing from his pursuers, the hero assembles a band of endearing adventurers who believe he is actually the Luminary reborn. He and his newfound companions embark on a quest that will take them across continents and over vast oceans as they learn of an ominous threat facing the world.
- Unravel an Epic Mystery in a Riveting Tale " DRAGON QUEST XI tells the tale of a hunted hero: denigrated as a demon and pursued by a malicious monarch, you must embark on a quest to unravel the mystery of your fate and save a doomed world
- Assemble a Colorful Cast of Loyal Companions " Accompanying the hero on his quest is an endearing band of adventurers; The Definitive Edition adds new story scenarios to learn more about some of your favorite companions
- Explore a Beautiful, Living World in 3D or 2D " Switch between 3D HD or 2D 16-bit modes to explore the massive, gorgeous world or Erdrea with excitement lurking around every corner
- Personalize your Adventure " Customize your audio experience by selecting options for the original in-game soundtrack or a new orchestral version of the music, as well as English or Japanese voice audio
- Engage in Classic Battles with a Modern Twist " DRAGON QUEST XIs strategic battle system eases players into combat with an accessible experience that features mechanics simple enough for the novice but with enough depth to satisfy hardcore fans