It looks like the US debut of Dragon Quest Builders 2 is starting to shape up.
Nintendo has released a new press release detailing the upcoming Switch launch. Namely, we get our first high-quality of the game’s US cover, along with confirmation that it will be launching on 12 July 2019. Additionally, the game is now available for pre-purchase on the Switch eShop, with early-birds getting bonus in-game items.
Finally, we also hear more details about the game’s DLC packs. Four DLC packs will be available – with the first one being free. If you want to save a little dough, you can also purchase all the DLC as a season pass for just $20.99 USD.
Check out all these details in full below.
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sound the trumpets! Ring the bells! Pre-purchase for the digital version of the DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 game has begun! By pre-purchasing and pre-loading the digital version of the game in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch system, players will receive special in-game bonuses when the game launches on July 12.
One free DLC pack and three packs of paid DLC will be available for DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 starting on July 26. Each of these paid packs can be purchased separately or together as a Season Pass at a discounted price of only $20.99. These packs offer content like new locations to explore, additional recipes, new quests and a variety of customizable options like clothes and hairstyles.
- Knickknack Pack (July 26, Free) – This free pack includes three recipes to create a Pretty Paddle, Celebratory Soup and Ornate Adornment so players can celebrate every New Year with some Hotto flair.
- Hotto Stuff Pack (July 26, $5.99) – This pack includes more than 40 recipes to design and decorate structures that look similar to The Hotto Steppe – a popular resting area in a distant land where visitors take a sweat break from their weary travels. Players will also get access to an additional island to gather material that they’ll need to build these recipes.
- Aquarium Pack (Aug. 2, $9.99) – Check the mailbox on the Isle of Awakening to discover a fishing island with a net full of quests and characters to meet. Learn how to catch 40 different fish that can be added to a DIY aquarium. Unlock the fishing rod as well as customization options, including swimwear, straw hats and a ponytail hairstyle.
- Modernist Pack (Aug. 9, $9.99) – This pack includes more than 70 different recipes to construct modern-looking structures, as well as additional hairstyles and clothing. Players can take their architectural skills to the next level by building a fashionable luxury hotel.
Players will receive in-game bonus items by purchasing the Season Pass and/or the digital version of the game.
DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 is one of several games that can be obtained using the newly announced Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers. For $99.99, fans with a paid Nintendo Switch Online membership can purchase a set of two Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers from Nintendo eShop to redeem for the digital versions of two eligible games. For more information about this limited-time special offer, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/special-offers/.