Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Now Available Worldwide

Square Enix has launched Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age.

The latest in the classic franchise is now available for Windows PC (via Steam) and PlayStation 4. Featured above, you can view a new launch trailer for the game.

In case you missed it, you can find our extremely thorough review for the game here (we absolutely loved it!). We’re also running a contest for a free copy of the game to those who comment in the review article – details are in review!

The game is also coming to 3DS and Switch later, however there are some important notes. The 3DS version will not be localized outside of Japan, while the Switch version is awaiting an update to the Unreal 4 Engine that will support the Switch.

You can find a full rundown below:

Longtime fans and new players alike will experience the captivating tale of a hunted hero as he travels on a journey with an endearing cast of loyal companions to unravel the mystery of his fate. DRAGON QUEST XI brings together the finest features of the DRAGON QUEST series in the best way possible, with a finely tuned and accessible strategic combat system, bright and beautiful graphics, charming characters, and an enchanting story.

DRAGON QUEST XI was developed with the intention of eliminating the need for post-game DLC by providing a complete experience out of the box.

Key Features:

  • English Voiceover
  • Draconian Quest, a hard mode that offers additional challenges for more experienced players.
  • Overhauled Menus & UI, with graphical enhancements and more intuitive navigation.
  • Camera Mode, allowing players to take in views of the beautiful landscape, character renders and ferocious monsters in detail.
  • A New Dash Function and many other system enhancements, such as improved character and camera movement


Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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