While we may still be waiting for Square Enix to localize the many Dragon Quest games it has developed for 3DS, the RPG giant has at least confirmed a Western release for one of its other 3DS offerings: Final Fantasy Explorers, a co-op off-shoot of the Final Fantasy franchise.
Mixing the action-based nature of Crystal Chronicles with combat reminiscent of Capcom’s Monster Hunter series, Final Fantasy Explorers allows up to four players to band together either locally or over the Nintendo Network to take on quests, which typically culminate in a battle with a classic Final Fantasy summon. The game offers a wealth of customization options, including a job system similar to previous Final Fantasy titles and over 500 pieces of equipment to craft and find, and even allows players to temporarily transform into classic Final Fantasy heroes during battle.
You can watch the first English trailer for the game below:
Final Fantasy Explorers will be arriving in North America next year on January 26 and in Europe on January 29. Have you been looking forward to the title? Let us know in the comments!