Dragon Quest Builders 2 Pre-Order Bonuses & DLC Detailed
We’ve known the release date for Dragon Quest Builders 2 for quite some time and in a past Nintendo Direct we were told of exclusive content for the digital version of the game. Nintendo has explained that content as well as additional free and paid DLC coming at and after launch for the game. They also revealed this title will be eligible for their special Switch Online members-only Voucher program. Check out the details below!
Sound the trumpets! Ring the bells! Pre-purchase for the digital version of the DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 game has begun! By pre-purchasing and pre-loading the digital version of the game in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch system, players will receive special in-game bonuses when the game launches on July 12.
One free DLC pack and three packs of paid DLC will be available for DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 starting on July 26. Each of these paid packs can be purchased separately or together as a Season Pass at a discounted price of only $20.99. These packs offer content like new locations to explore, additional recipes, new quests and a variety of customizable options like clothes and hairstyles.
- Knickknack Pack (July 26, Free) – This free pack includes three recipes to create a Pretty Paddle, Celebratory Soup and Ornate Adornment so players can celebrate every New Year with some Hotto flair.
- Hotto Stuff Pack (July 26, $5.99) – This pack includes more than 40 recipes to design and decorate structures that look similar to The Hotto Steppe – a popular resting area in a distant land where visitors take a sweat break from their weary travels. Players will also get access to an additional island to gather material that they’ll need to build these recipes.
- Aquarium Pack (Aug. 2, $9.99) – Check the mailbox on the Isle of Awakening to discover a fishing island with a net full of quests and characters to meet. Learn how to catch 40 different fish that can be added to a DIY aquarium. Unlock the fishing rod as well as customization options, including swimwear, straw hats and a ponytail hairstyle.
- Modernist Pack (Aug. 9, $9.99) – This pack includes more than 70 different recipes to construct modern-looking structures, as well as additional hairstyles and clothing. Players can take their architectural skills to the next level by building a fashionable luxury hotel.
Players will receive in-game bonus items by purchasing the Season Pass and/or the digital version of the game.
DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 is the sequel to the acclaimed DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS game, combining both RPG and crafting gameplay. Players gather materials to create things like weapons, buildings and even entire towns. On the Isle of Awakening, up to four Builders can explore together in local wireless* or online** play. Those who have save data from the original DRAGON QUEST BUILDERSgame on the Nintendo Switch system can craft the Legendary Builder’s outfit and the Dragonlord’s Throne.
DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2 is one of several games that can be obtained using the newly announced Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers. For $99.99, fans with a paid Nintendo Switch Online membership can purchase a set of two Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers from Nintendo eShop to redeem for the digital versions of two eligible games. For more information about this limited-time special offer, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/special-offers/.
For more information about DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS 2, visit https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/dragon-quest-builders-2-switch/.
*Additional games and systems required; sold separately.
**Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
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