Press release

6/2/2015

RISE UP AGAINST THE ODDS IN DRAGON QUEST HEROES: THE WORLD TREE’S WOE AND THE BLIGHT BELOW THIS OCTOBER

Collector’s Edition and Day One Edition Announced; Available for Pre-Order Now

LOS ANGELES (June 2, 2015) – Square Enix, Inc. revealed today that the Day One Edition and the Slime Collector’s Edition of DRAGON QUEST HEROES®: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below will be available this October.

The Slime Collector’s Edition will include a premium treasure chest-style box and exclusive downloadable content to help players navigate the DRAGON QUEST® franchise’s first full-scale action RPG, as well as exclusive Slime-themed physical items. Details of the full offerings, include:


Slime Collector’s Edition
●      Slime Plushie, Slime Key Chain and Slime Lanyard.
●      Helpful Slime-themed downloadable content for characters to equip including a Slime Sword, Gooey Gloves, Goomerang, Goopid’s Bow, Squishing Rod, Gungenir, Slime-on-a-Stick, Gooreat Sword and Splat O’Nine Tails
●      Bonus quest items, including the Gold-digger’s Map and Happy Map

Day One Edition
●      Helpful Slime-themed downloadable content for characters to equip including: Slime Sword, Gooey Gloves, Goomerang, Squishing Rod and Gungenir

Story
When a dark shockwave sweeps through the city of Arba, the monsters that once lived alongside the people in peace are driven into a frenzied rage. As either the hero, Luceus, or the heroine, Aurora, the player joins forces with a cast of iconic cast from previous DRAGON QUEST titles, such as Alena, Bianca and Yangus, to bring the rampaging hordes of monsters to their senses and to restore order to the kingdom.

The Slime Collector’s Edition are available now for pre-order exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store (https://store.na.square-enix.com/product/285007/dragon-quest-heroes-the-world-tree-s-woe-and-the-blight-below-slime-collectors-edition-ps4).

DRAGON QUEST HEROES: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below will be playable at the SQUARE ENIX booth #2001 at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). The game will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system on October 13, 2015 in North America for $59.99. The Slime Collector’s Edition is available for $99.99 and the Day One Edition is available for $59.99.

This title is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

A new trailer showcasing the game in action can be viewed on YouTube *: http://bit.ly/DQHTrailer. Assets can be found on the press site: press.na.square-enix.com. For more information, please visit the official site at dragonquest-game.com/heroes.
* Due to music copyrights, we recommend that audiences view the trailer at the official YouTube site.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST, which has sold over 64 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 42 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com.

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Contact (press only):
Emily Shoji
Square Enix, Inc.
310.846.0400
pr@us.square-enix.com