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The latest issue of Weekly Jump magazine contained some new information on Dragon Quest Builders 2 (thanks to Gematsu for the translation). First up, some details on the game’s story: when the protagonist is washed ashore on the vacant island where the game takes place, they hear a mysterious voice telling them to go to the top of the island’s mountain. There, they find a mysterious stone monument bearing five crests. There are also numerous stone pillars on the island which are engraved with trials, which the protagonist must pass if they want to become a “Master Builder”.

There are also some new and improved gameplay elements compared to the first game, such as diving, gliding with the wind mantle, dashing, waterfalls and making diagonally-shaped blocks.


Update: Bumped to the top with some screenshots below.

Original: Dragon Quest Builders 2 takes places after defeating the main antagonist Malroth; of the NES Dragon Quest II. This creates a new villainous order that takes the spotlight as the antagonists for the newest builder game, the Hargon Order.

Gematsu has translated some of the info from the official Japanese site and you can check all of the details in the source below. Some significant points shared by the site include:

It seems that Dragon Quest Builders 2 will be taking place not too long after the actual Dragon Quest 2 game that came out on NES featuring an order that revolves around the antagonists of those games. Down below is a more in-depth description by Gematsu:

“In Dragon Quest II, the corrupt cleric Hargon (who planned to destroy the world by sacrificing his own life to summon the God of Destruction) and the God of Destruction Malroth were defeated by the descendants of the heroes, and peace visited the land, but a religious order that inherited Hargon’s intentions appeared with the intention of eradicating the Builders.

The peace that came after Hargon’s death collapsed with the rise of the “Hargon Order,” whose goal is to destroy the world. The Hargon Order spearheads the destruction of towns and castles all over the world. The earth falls into ruin, and there are little remains left of peoples’ lives.”


Following up on last week’s magazine news, Square Enix has published official details and screenshots for Marth in Dragon Quest Builders 2. We’ve rounded up the latest media blast below, courtesy of Gematsu.

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is featured once again in this week’s issue of Weekly Jump. In the magazine, we’re introduced to new character Malroth.

Thus far we have the following details:

Square Enix has gone live with the official Japanese website for Dragon Quest Builders 2. Find a bunch of details and screenshots below, courtesy of Gematsu.

The latest issue of Weekly Jump provides an update on Dragon Quest Builders 2. Along with the latest images, some new information is provided about the backstory for the protagonists on more.

Here’s the full rundown, courtesy of Gematsu:

This week’s issue of Famitsu contains a Dragon Quest Builders 2 interview with producer Noriyoshi Fujimoto and assistant producer Takuma Shiraishi. The two developers shared the latest details about the game. Fujimoto and Shiraishi talked about the reason for moving ahead with the sequel, where development is at currently, multiplayer and story teases, and more.

Here’s the full roundup of information, courtesy of Siliconera:

During its Dragon Quest Builders ‘Builders 100 Landscapes Contest: The Road to Builders 2’ broadcast earlier today, Square Enix debuted brand new footage of Dragon Quest Builders 2. We’ve included the relevant recording below.

Square Enix also revealed that if you have data from the first Dragon Quest Builders, you can bring it over to the sequel, though we don’t know the extend of this just yet. Specifics will be announced at a later date.

Square Enix announced Dragon Quest Builders 2 during the Dragon Quest Festival last August. While not confirmed, it’s possible that we’ll be getting an update this month.

On February 16, Square Enix is hosting a “Builders 100 Landscapes Contest: The Road to Builders 2” broadcast. This will cover details on a contest involving the Switch, PS4, PS3, and PS3 versions of the original game.

The broadcast’s description doesn’t specifically mention any new information about Dragon Quest Builders 2. However, based on the title, there could be some news.


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