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Capcom Announces Dragon’s Dogma Online
Nearly 3 years after it’s initial launch, Dragon’s Dogma finally has a confirmed sequel in the making. The new entry in the series, which still has no set released date, may have a few surprises for fans of the original game; especially that it is going to be a free-to-play title.
According to a report by Gematsu, the newest entry in the series will be keeping the same core aspect of the original, such as cling attacks and hybrid classes, but it will also implement many of the features that fans hoped for in the first game. Of course, considering it has “online” in it’s title, the game will offer multiplayer that allows for groups of 4 players to band togehter up instead of just sending their custom pawns out to party with other players. It has also been announced that the original pawn system will stay intact for those who preffer to adventure on their own and manage their party themselves.. Character creation is also getting a major upgrade in order to accommodate various character designs and allow more options.
At the time, the confirmed classes in the game Shield Sage, Hunter , Priest, and Fighter. It is suspected that players will still be able to switch out the classes of heir character on the fly, as well as change the class of their own personal pawn.
According to Capcom, long-term support of the game is planned to take the form of special 8-player quests (raids possibly?) timed events, and expansions of the open world area.
The game is currently planed for release on PS3, PS4, and PC. Unfortunately, it is unclear whether Capcom is planning for a western release, but this story will be updated as more details surface.