Press release


STEAM® Version to Launch on April 25

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 22, 2017) – DRAGON QUEST® fans can now pre-order the DRAGON QUEST HEROES™ II Explorer’s Edition that offers 15 exclusive downloadable content (DLC) items to assist in their fight against swarms of enemies and to return peace to the world. The DLC includes weapons designed from the enemies in the game, including the Slime Knight’s Shield, Great Sabreclaws, Golem Gauntlets and more. A reversible cover artwork of the Adventure Log is also included in this edition.

The DRAGON QUEST HEROES II Day One Explorer’s Edition is available for pre-order from the Square Enix® Online Store for $59.99 or from the PlayStation®Store. Fans who pre-order through the PlayStation®Store will also receive:
  • Exclusive PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system theme
  • DRAGON QUEST I Hero Costume
  • Special “Healix the Hero” recipe for DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS this in-game content will allow DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS players to build a statue of one of the franchise favorite characters, Healix from DRAGON QUEST HEROES II.  

SQUARE ENIX also unveiled the new overview trailer that highlights what the game has to offer: tons of characters, vast landscapes, fast action, customizable classes, and online multiplayer. The trailer is available on YouTube at:
For the latest assets, please visit the press site at
DRAGON QUEST HEROES II is releasing for the PlayStation®4 system and STEAM® on April 25, 2017. This game is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at for more information about ratings.
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*Unit sales now include both package and digital versions

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