Capcom have confirmed that Dragon’s Dogma, a highly anticipated open world action title, will be released for the Xbox 360 and PS3 in North America on May 22, 2012 and across Europe on May 25, 2012.
“Capcom is also pleased to announce that purchasers of Dragon’s Dogma will have the opportunity to be the first to experience a playable demo of Resident Evil 6, ahead of its release on Nov 20th, 2012″
Retail versions of Dragon’s Dogma will contain a redeemable code that will allow owners to download the Resident Evil 6 demo. Purchasers of the Xbox 360 version will be able to download the Resident Evil 6 demo globally on the Xbox LIVE 60 days earlier than any other platform starting on July 3rd. The demo for owners of the PS3 system version of Dragon’s Dogma will go live on the PSN store on Sept 4th in North America and Japan and Sept 5th in Europe.
Set in a huge open world, Dragon’s Dogma offers an exhilarating and fulfilling action combat game with the freedom to explore and interact in a rich, living and breathing world. Introducing an innovative team system to the genre. Known as Pawns, these three AI partners fight independently, demonstrating prowess and ability they have developed based on traits learned over time from the player and their actions. By utilizing the Xbox LIVE online or PSN, players will journey to the Rift where they can share their own Pawns with friends and be rewarded with treasure, knowledge of the world and strategies for taking down enemies. Conversely, players can borrow friends’ Pawns with the specific skills or experience required to tackle a particular quest. In addition, Dragon’s Dogma will ship with thousands of ready-made Pawns for players to pick their allies offline.
Furthermore, Capcom will be supporting Dragon’s Dogma post launch with a comprehensive suite of downloadable content including additional quests as well as weapon and armour upgrades.