Yes, There Will Be a Dragon’s Dogma Demo

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Apparently, Capcom has been getting a lot of fan requests for a playable Dragon’s Dogma demo. If you’re one such requester or an otherwise interested party, good news. Scratch that–great news!

Capcom has confirmed that a playable demo for the open world fantasy action game from the teams behind the fourth Resident Evil and Devil May Cry installments is on the way and will be released on Xbox Live and PSN prior to the game’s May 22nd and May 25th launches in North America and Europe, respectively. A specific demo release date has not yet been announced.

The demo will feature two of the game’s nine character classes and two boss encounters. As the Fighter class, you’ll melee through the Prologue quest set in an underground cavern, ending with an epic clash with the Chimera. Then, as the bow and dagger equipped Strider class, you’ll take to the open plains outside the capital of Gransys to do battle with the Griffin.

Neat thing about the demo is that it will also allow you to dive into the character customization toolset to create a playable character and a main Pawn companion, and once the full game ships–and if you’ve been convinced to buy it–you’ll be able to import them into the main game.

Check the gameplay video below for a sneak peek at what you’ll be facing in the Griffin battle.

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