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Dragon’s Crown Pro Battle-Hardened Edition up for pre-order

Miss out on Vanillaware’s lavish Dragon’s Crown when it arrived last generation? Then you’re in luck as¬†Dragon’s Crown Pro Battle-Hardened Edition is coming.

Battle Hardened

I actually wrote the review of the original Dragon’s Crown a few years back, and I enjoyed the heck out of it. A brawler with RPG elements and that staple Vanillaware charm, the game is a terrific fantasy jaunt. And now it’s back.

Look good? You bet it does. And this remaster has more than just a graphical facelift. Here’s what’s new:

  • Visuals Fit for an Ancient Dragon – With beautifully refined artwork and 4K resolution support, Vanillaware’s signature art style will come alive as you bludgeon, cleave, shoot, and loot through the dungeons of Hydeland.
  • A Rousing Adventurer’s Soundtrack – A newly recorded soundtrack by fabled composer Hitoshi Sakimoto, supported by a live orchestra, will accompany daring treasure hunters on their search for the Dragon’s Crown.
  • Glorious Presentation – Rejoice because English and Japanese audio options will now be available! Plus, game text will be localized in French, Italian, German, and Spanish.
  • All the Royal Bells and Whistles If you already own Dragon’s Crown, your saves won’t go to waste. There will be online cross-play & cross-save compatibility with existing PS3 and Vita versions. Oh, and all patches, features, and the Storyteller Voice Pack DLC from the original game will be included!
  • Four Player Frenzy With the fun local couch co-op and online multiplayer you remember, up to four players can experience countless hours battling together.

Pre-orders are live now for the game, and you can secure a copy right here. Dragon’s Crown Pro Battle-Hardened Edition will run you $49.99 USD and should arrive exclusively for the PS4 and PS4 Pro this Spring.

About Jason

Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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