LOS ANGELES (Mar. 16, 2021)  SQUARE ENIX® and DeNA Co., Ltd., announced that a new mobile game, DRAGON QUEST™ The Adventure of Dai: A Hero’s Bonds, will be coming to the App Store® and Google Play™ in 2021. Based on the hit anime DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai and a spin-off of the globally popular DRAGON QUEST series from SQUARE ENIX, DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai: A Hero’s Bonds is a Team Action RPG for mobile that will feature dynamic battle sequences and deep character progression options.

Pre-registration for the Android version of the game is now available and can be found here:

To celebrate the reveal of DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai: A Hero’s Bonds, fans who follow @DQDaiHerosBonds on Twitter and retweet the campaign tweet will be entered for a chance to win a pin set featuring characters from the game.  For full terms and conditions, please see the official rules at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HDG8DFV

In addition, a closed beta test of DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai: A Hero’s Bonds will soon launch on supported Android devices in Australia, Canada, England, France, Japan, New Zealand and Singapore, allowing players in these regions to enjoy select content from the game in both English and Japanese before it launches.

A new announcement trailer that showcases some of the gameplay and stunning visuals from the game can be found here: https://youtu.be/KlcMuPin_eM

Related Links:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DQDaiHerosBonds
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DQDaiHerosBonds
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dqdaiherosbonds
Official Website: https://dragonquest.com/DaiHerosBonds_en

About DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai: A Hero’s Bonds
In DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai: A Hero’s Bonds, players will experience the epic story of the anime DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai, developed by The Adventure of Dai Project (a committee comprised of SHUEISHA,TV TOKYO Corporation, Toei Animation and SQUARE ENIX), with the animation produced by Toei Animation. Cooperative play will be available for up to three players to work together and strategize to take down the Dark Army on a three-lane battlefield. Players will need to observe their opponents moves and attacks to respond with the right counter-attack, dodge, or spell. Each character will have different roles, abilities, and special skills in a match. Characters, attacks, weapons, and equipment can also be upgraded and customized, providing for strategic RPG elements on top of in addition to the exciting action.

DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai the anime is available to watch on streaming services like Crunchyroll and Hulu. The show is based on the hugely popular Japanese original manga DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai (Story: Riku Sanjo, Art: Koji Inada, Supervisor: Yuji Horii), which was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1989 to 1996. The series was later collected into 22 paperback volumes.

DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai: A Hero’s Bonds will be available as a free-to-start game with in-app purchases on compatible iOS and Android devices, with release planned for 2021. The game will be available in English, French, Japanese, and Traditional Chinese.

About the Anime DRAGON QUEST The Adventure of Dai
At one time, the world was suffering under Dark Lord Hadlar.  That is, until peace was won back by a hero swordsman and his companions…
Time has passed…  Monsters liberated from under the Dark Lord now live on Dermline, a solitary island in the south seas.
A boy named Dai is the only human on the island.  He wants to become a hero, and he’s been living in peace with the monsters.
But his life is transformed when Dark Lord Hadlar is resurrected.
A promise to a mentor; encounters with companions; an unescapable destiny…
Young Dai begins his adventure to become a hero, and to save a world once again in crisis!
Visit https://www.crunchyroll.com/dragon-quest-the-adventure-of-dai to watch!

About DeNA
DeNA (pronounced “D-N-A”) develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, live streaming, entertainment, healthcare, and other diversified offerings. Founded in 1999, DeNA is headquartered in Tokyo with over 2,000 employees. DeNA’s aim is to delight and impact the world through the use of the internet and AI. DeNA Co., Ltd. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (2432). For more information, visit: dena.com/intl/.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal™. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 159 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 82 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 81 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com.

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