Dragon Quest Builders 2 demo launches December 6 in Japan, Bulletin Board online element and Builder Pencil tool revealed
posted on 11.14.18 at 09:14 AM EST by (@salromano)
Share screenshots and landscapes online.

A demo for Dragon Quest Builders 2 will launch for PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store and Switch via the Nintendo eShop on December 6 in Japan, Square Enix announced during today’s Builders School Multiplayer Party broadcast.

The demo will only include the tutorial and a section of the first island. Players will be able to build, as well as experience some of the game’s new “Bulletin Board” element. The demo will not include multiplayer.

The company also shared new information on the above-mentioned “Bulletin Board” element and new “Builder Pencil” tool. Here are the details:

New Element: “Bulletin Board”

Share screenshots with other players through the Internet.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Screenshots can be captioned and tagged.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

A Photo Mode is also included. Functions include move, rotate, zoom, roll, focus, shadow strength, and various filters.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

The Bulletin Board is sorted by ranking. There are “Overall Ranking,” “Daily Ranking,” and “Tag-Specific Ranking.”

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Various official contests are also planned to be held.

Outside of screenshots, there other ways to share your landscapes. Other players can visit your Vacant Island, and you can visit other players’ islands.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Both screenshots and landscapes can be viewed and visited regardless of PlayStation 4 or Switch platforms.

On load screens, a random Bulletin Board screenshot will be displayed.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

New Builder Tool: “Builder Pencil”

A new tool that lets you scan things to create a blueprint.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

You can scan a considerably large range, allowing you to create blueprints for even huge buildings.

You can own up to four copied “Scan Blueprints.”

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2

World Map

A glimpse of the (incomplete) world map shows Vacant Island (top center), Occulm Island (middle center), and Monzola Island (right), as well as the small Material Islands called “Tufty Island” (top) and “Sodden Island” (bottom).

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is due out for PlayStation 4 and Switch on December 20 in Japan, and in North America and Europe in 2019.

Watch the full broadcast below.

Thanks, Games Talk.

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