Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince Sells Over 1 Million Units Worldwide

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince Sells Over 1 Million Units Worldwide

Square Enix has announced that the latest entry of the Dragon Quest franchise, Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince, has sold over one million units worldwide. This news follows the title selling over 500,000 units physically in Japan alone.

This spinoff’s success has been evident since its release, as it sold well over 300,000 units in just Japan during its debut.

In Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince, the demi-human protagonist, Psaro, was cursed by the ruler of the monster realm of Nadiria, also known as his father, making the youth incapable of harming any being with monster blood coursing through their veins.

To defy his fate, Psaro becomes a monster wrangler, amassing a sizeable monster following during his quest for vengeance. Additionally, he’ll make new allies, including the elf Rose and the enigmatic Toilen Trubble.

Combat will consist of eight party members, with four being active and another four being in reserves. Further, you can manually control your monsters’ actions every turn or set predetermined tactics to let the AI decide, like ‘Show No Mercy’ or ‘Focus on Healing.’

In battle, monsters can enter a frenzied state born from desperation in dire scenarios, enabling greater damage output and additional chances to perform an action. Players can also look forward to monster fusion and several season-based environments to traverse, each with their own creatures.

Dragon Quest Monsters The Dark Prince is now available worldwide on Nintendo Switch.

In case you missed it, check out our review.

free demo is now available via the Switch eShop.

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