Dragon’s Dogma now available, launch trailer

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen releases today, in fact it is available right now! Capcom has a new trailer out to celebrate the release, check it out.

Here are some details on the game for those interested:

The critically acclaimed action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen combines exhilarating and deep combat with the freedom to explore a huge open world. Enter the high-fantasy setting of Gransys, a land where dragons, chimeras, and other fabled monsters roam. Choose between three different starter vocations, which you can further develop for a total of nine unique vocations. Use a dynamic combat system to wield devastating skills and magicks to tackle deadly foes. Embark on your epic adventure with three AI companions, known as Pawns. These partners fight independently, demonstrating prowess and ability that they have developed based on traits learned from your playing style. Share these Pawns online and reap rewards of treasure, tips, and strategy hints for taking down the terrifying enemies. Pawns can also be borrowed when specific skills are needed to complete various challenging quests.

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen is available to download right now from the Nintendo Switch eshop, and can be bought physically from most major retailers.

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Overview, Features

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen releases later this month. To prepare new players to the game, here are some facts and features from Capcom.

Game Overview

The critically acclaimed action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen makes it’s way to Nintendo Switch! Set in a huge open world known as Gransys, the game presents a rewarding action combat experience with nine vocations to choose from, all possessing a wide range of devastating skills and magicks to tackle deadly foes. Players embark on an epic adventure in a rich, living world with three AI companions, known as Pawns. These partners fight independently, demonstrating prowess and ability that they have developed based on traits learned from each player. Users can share the Pawns online and reap rewards and treasure, tips and strategy hints for taking down the terrifying enemies. Pawns can also be borrowed when specific skills are needed to complete various challenging quests.

Features

  • Dynamic combat experience – Cut off the four heads of a Hydra, climb atop griffins and fight airborne, or defeat dragons and other creatures by finding out their weaknesses.
  • Tons of content – Includes all previously released extra content, DLC and the Dark Arisen expansion content. Features the highly praised combat experience with rich customization, plus a huge underground realm to explore terrifying monsters.
  • Customization options galore – Nine different vocations for players to choose from with a variety of skill and magick options for each, armor that can be upgraded and enhanced, plus Pawn companions that can be trained to fit your desired combat style.
  • Adapted User Interface – Revamped user interface offers improved screen visibility.
  • Online Functionality – The iconic Pawn system comes to Nintendo Switch with online sharing abilities between Nintendo Accounts. (A Nintendo Switch Online membership is not required for online features.)
  • Play Anywhere – For the first time, Dragon’s Dogma can be played on the go using the Nintendo Switch’s handheld or tabletop mode.

The action-rpg releases for the Nintendo Switch on April 23, with an MSRP of $29.99.

Source: Capcom PR