By Michael Fontanini / February 15th, 2019
DreamWorks Dragons: Dawn of New Riders landed on several platforms today, including PC, the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The game tells a brand new story based in the Dreamworks Dragons universe, so players can enjoy a new adventure. The game’s launch comes ahead of the release of the next movie in the franchise, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, which will arrive on February 22nd. Fans can jump into the game while they wait a bit longer for the movie. The game was developed by Climax Studios. Here is the launch trailer:
Dragons: Dawn of New Riders sees players soar through the skies. They must fight to save Dragon-kind, because a new villain, Eir, seeks to use dragons for her own evil schemes. Players will help Scribbler recover lost memories, all the while building a strong relationship with his hybrid dragon, Patch. Players will visit new and familiar locales alike, while progressing in their adventure. They can swap between Scribbler and Patch, allowing them to overcome the obstacles that stand before them. They will also unlock powerful abilities that will help them in battle against dangerous enemies.
Players can get ahold of Dragons: Dawn of New Riders on PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4 at a price tag of $39.99, according to the press release. The folks behind the game also put out a handful of teaser screenshots of the game in action:
The animated movie How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is launching on February 22nd. It continues the story of a young Viking and a Night Fury dragon, and reveals their true destiny. A female Light Fury suddenly appears, as the village faces its darkest threat yet. Hiccup and Toothless find themselves thrust into a journey, and forced to leave the only home they’ve ever known. As their true destinies come to light, they must battle to protect all they care about.
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