On July 29, Square Enix is releasing Dragon Quest XI in Japan on the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo 3DS. Besides the graphic styles, there are some intrinsic differences that will make the experiences feel different. Namely, screen size.
Via website Hachima, here is a scene from Dragon Quest XI’s PS4 version.
The text reads, “I didn’t know the world was this vast...”
And now the same scene on the Nintendo 3DS version with the same exact dialogue.
Heh. In fairness, the bottom screen does feel vast, but empty. The top screen, however, seems crowded.
Hachima says it makes the same scene “completely different.” Not sure I would go that far, but it certainly does feel like the screen size will obviously change the experience.
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