By Leah McDonald / October 1st, 2019
Once exclusive only to Japan, mobile RPG Dragon Quest of the Stars is heading to the West in 2020.
Closed beta signups are now available for Android users in select regions.
Dragon Quest of the Stars takes players on an intergalactic journey to prevent the destruction of entire planets and worlds. Players can choose through customized characters designed by Akira Toriyama, the illustrious manga artist who has headed character designs since Dragon Quest‘s inception. In solo mode, players will travel with two companions are they embark on their adventure. Multiplayer includes up to three other players, who can communicate using themed stickers designed by illustrator and emoji artist Kanahei.
Using touch controls to activate skills, players can battle classic Dragon Quest monsters, using the skill gauge to inflict powerful attack combos. Before heading into battle, players can also select up to four items and one food item to give a competitive edge or restore HP during combat.
Dragon Quest of the Stars will be available for free download on both iOS and Android devices beginning in early 2020. The game features in-app purchases.
Originally released in 2015, the game racked up 12 million downloads within its first year.
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