Dragon Quest Heroes II Releasing in North America for PS4 on April 25, 2017, April 28th in Europe

on December 8, 2016 9:16 AM

Today, Square Enix announced that Dragon Quest Heroes II is set to make its way to North America and introduce a new world world, a new multilayer feature, and numerous playable characters. on April 25, 2017 via the PS4. In Europe, the game will arrive three days later on April 28th.

Dragon Quest Heroes II is an action-RPG that sends players “on a grand adventure to restore order to a once peaceful world.” Set in an all-new world with new heroes and story, Dragon Quest Heroes II comes packed with “thrilling, epic” battles, as well as a new multiplayer functionality that allows players to form a party online of up to four players and play together.

Notably, the game also brings along two brand-new heroes to choose from: cousins Lazarel and Teresa.

Square Enix provided the following story overview:

Once upon a time, many years ago, there was a long and terrible war. When the war finally ended, the people of the world made a solemn pact never to fight again. The world was divided into seven realms and peace reigned for a thousand years.

One day, cousins and fellow knights-in-training Lazarel and Teresa reunite in the Kingdom of Harba, far from their Dunisian home. Little do they suspect that the Dunisian army is about to invade, with their old friend Prince Cesar at the helm.

The long-kept peace is broken and the world descends into chaos. With the aid of High King’s envoy the cousins must travel to According for a meeting with the Supreme Sovereign of the Seven Realms to find a solution and bring back peace to the world!

No further details — such as price — were revealed. Further, there was no word on a PlayStation Vita release like there was in Japan earlier this year in May, when the game released onto PS4, PS Vita, and PS3.

A new trailer to accompany the announcement was also released — you can check it out below. And if you want to see even more, you can check out some new screens (and the game’s box art) right below the trailer.

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