During a Dragon’s Dogma 2 Showcase Tuesday afternoon, Capcom accepted the worst-kept absolution date abstruse of contempo weeks: Dragon’s Dogma 2 launches on March 22, 2024. The livestream additionally appear a lot added about the sequel, including the actuality that it takes abode in a alongside apple to the aboriginal game.
We aboriginal noticed that this awful advancing sequel to a band archetypal RPG was ablution in March 2024 beforehand this month, back a PEGI bold rating with the absolution date was spotted. While there was abeyant that this was aloof a accounting absurdity as the advertisement was taken down, a absolution date about this time was afresh affirmed on Tuesday morning back that aforementioned date was listed on the game’s Steam page. Capcom assuredly accepted the absolution date itself at the end of the bivouac that started the showcase, as Capcom’s Hideaki Itsuno had promised on X on Monday.
Although the shock agency was removed from what was apparently declared to be a affable abruptness at the alpha of the showcase, this Dragon’s Dogma 2 presentation still featured a lot of accurate reveals about the game. We got our centermost attending at the game’s adventure yet in a new bivouac and committed advertise segment, with Capcom acknowledging that it takes abode in a alongside apple to the aboriginal game.
We additionally saw a action adjoin a behemothic adversary called Talos that acquainted evocative of Shadow of the Colossus in some ways, abstruse how the game’s adventure arrangement works, and got alike added acumen into the assurance system. Some pawns accept abilities that can advice with assertive quests, like one that knows the Elven accent and can analyze it for the player. The new Trickster vocation and some monster designs were additionally revealed.
Dragon’s Dogma 2 Showcase 2023
Dragon’s Dogma 2 launches for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S on March 22, 2024, with preorders alpha today.
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