From Manga to Mobile
Square Enix has come out with a new action title. Based off the original manga, loyal fans have long been waiting for DQ Dai: A Hero’s Bonds. Square Enix has launched a sizable number of successful games in the past. DQ Dai: A Hero’s Bonds promises to meet the hype.
With support available in different languages (English, French, Japanese, and Traditional Chinese), the servers went live on September 27th. The official global release was September 28th. Mobile players were able to download the title a day early. Players who pre-registered will have had the chance to win extra in-game currency and other rewards.
DQ Dai: A Hero’s Bonds is an action RPG where players can control three characters at once in order to battle enemies. There’s also a coop function where players can team up with a maximum of two other players worldwide.
Classic characters like Leona and Crocodine are available for building up your team. These characters aren’t just for battling enemy hordes. Special scenes can be unlocked after raising a character’s Friendship Level. Expanding the in-game Ally Board helps to raise these Friendship Levels. There are also characters from the original series who don’t appear as playable characters but as Soul Crystals.
Soul Crystals raise the levels of your characters. Each character can have up to three equipped. Unique Soul Skills can be activated once these Soul Crystals have raised your character’s levels.
Keep an eye out for the Hardcore review.