Dragon Quest Heroes II on PS4 Will Run at 1080p, 60 FPS; PS4 vs PS3 vs PS Vita Versions Compared

on April 21, 2016 3:59 AM

Today Square Enix updated the official site of Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End, adding a handy comparison matrix between the three platforms the game will be released on: PS4, PS3 and PS Vita.

PS4 PS3 PS Vita
Game contents Gameplay content is the same for all versions.
Difference in function Supports sharing, broadcasting and PS Vita remote play. Doesn’t include PS4-specific share features, nor PS Vita remote play. Compatible with PS Vita TV. Doesn’t include PS4-specific share features.
Screen Resolution Full HD (1920 x 1080) HD (1280 x 720) 960 x 544
Frame Rate 60fps (60 frames / sec.)
Characters will move more smoothly. ※ There is a possibility that frame rate will fluctuate.
30fps (30 frames / sec.) ※ There is a possibility that frame rate will fluctuate. 30fps (30 frames / sec.) ※ There is a possibility that frame rate will fluctuate.
Graphics Characters, backgrounds and effects are displayed with higher fidelity. In addition to that, when an army of monsters appears, they will all be displayed on the screen. The visuals will be reduced and simplified in accordance with the hardware. Objects and monsters in the distance may not appear, but this doesn’t impact gameplay difficulty,
Cross-save By storing the save data on the PlayStation Network, you can share it between all platforms (Cross-save).
※ If you want to share save data, you need to connect the PS4 to the network. ※ If you want to share save data, you need to connect the PS3 to the network. ※ If you want to share save data, you need to connect the PS Vita to the network via Wi-fi or 3G.
Multiplayer PS4, PS3 and PS Vita all include multiplayer content. In addition to that, cross-play is supported. For online multiplayer, you need to fulfill the following requirements:
※ For the PS4, you need to be subscribed to PlayStation Plus, and you need to be connected to the network ※ The PS3 needs to be connected to the network. ※ The PS Vita needs to be connected to the network via 3G or Wi-fi.※ Ad-hoc multiplayer is supported, but you will need at least two units.

Looks like the PS4 version will satisfy those who prefer their games to run at the 1080p, 60 frames per second Holy Grail.

Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End will release on May 27th in Japan, while there are no news yet on a possible western localization.

 /  Executive News Editor
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