Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition Now on Google Stadia

Arriving to a new platform.
Arriving to a new platform. Square Enix

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition is now available for players of Google Stadia. They can now experience the journey the Luminary takes across Erdrea. Overall, players can expect more than 100 hours of gameplay and storylines.

In the game, players take on the role of the Luminary. This is a hunted hero who's destined to know more about his fate with the help of supporting characters. The game is made possible by series creator Yuji Horii, character designer Akira Toriyama, and series composer Koichi Sugiyama.

For those new to the game, the Definitive Edition is an excellent way to be part of the franchise. This version offers several new features and enhancements that include:

  • New character side stories
    • Get to know more about the cast of companions with individual side stories and adventures.
  • ​Retro 2D mode
    • 3D may be the way to go but players have the choice to go retro with 2D.
  • ​​16-bit World of Tickington
    • Take a journey in the Dragon Quest worlds that comes with side quests, which have been reimagined in retro style.
  • ​Japanese audio
    • There’s the option to play the game in the new Japanese voice-over or the original English.
  • ​Fully Orchestrated Soundtrack
    • Players can now switch between the original synthesized soundtrack and the symphonic version.
  • ​Photo mode
    • Get the perfect image and immortalize your perfect image.
  • ​Players can also take advantage of new features like Additional Draconian Mode options and Adjustable Battle Speeds.

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition for Google Stadia is being offered at $31.99. The edition is also available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Since its release, the game has received mainly favorable reviews with critics praising the game’s characters, plot, visuals, and traditional turn-based combat. Some have even called it the best game in the Dragon Quest franchise. Learn more about this game here.

Dragon Quest is a role-playing video game that was first launched back in 1986. The game has had many sequels and spin-offs but the basic premise in those titles is a hero who's a member of a party and saves the land from an evil enemy. Features include turn-based combat, recurring monsters, text-based menu system, and random encounters.

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