Dragon Quest Builders is a sandbox action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and Nintendo Switch. The game is set in Alefgard, the world of the original Dragon Quest video game, with players controlling the builder who is tasked with rebuilding the world after it was destroyed. The game features a blocky aesthetic style, with gathering and building elements similar to games such as ActRaiser, Dark Cloud, Minecraft and Terraria. The game was released in Japan in January 2016, and worldwide in October 2016. A sequel, titled Dragon Quest Builders 2, will be released in 2018.