Earlier today (3rd June), Square Enix announced a new Dragon Quest (ドラゴンクエスト) AR mobile game, titled Dragon Quest Walk (ドラゴンクエストウォーク), which is set to release this year in Japan.
The game will be developed by renowned game developer COLOPL, the creators of hit RPG White Cat Project. Square Enix also revealed that there will be a Dragon Quest Walk closed beta test in Japan on June 11th, which will need a total of 10,000 players using iOS devices and another 10,000 players using Android devices.
Players will need to cover various distances to unlock new quests and proceed with the story. Players can set a destination with a building that actually exists. Monsters from Dragon Quest will be appearing on your phone during your journey to the destination.
The landmark in Japan, such as Tokyo Tower and Osaka Castle will also be on the game map. Players can unlock special quest when they actually visit the site.
The home base system allows players to decorate their cabin according to their preferences. Players can obtain additional bonus and items by returning to the cabin.