During a livestreamed presentation from Tokyo, following the announcement of Dragon Quest XI for PS4 and 3DS, Square Enix showcased the first gameplay footage of the PS4 version of the game.
You can check it out below (courtesy of YouTube user DQ Event), showcasing how the game looks in Unreal Engine 4. And boy, it looks good.
The game was played live right in front of our eyes by the series’ creator Yuji Horii, showing that development is already at a rather advanced stage
It was also announced that the character design will be handled again by Akira Toriyama, and you can see the first drawing of the protagonist above.