Dragon’s Crown Gets Ultimate Difficulty, Bumps Level Cap To 255, And A New Tower

By Spencer . December 20, 2013 . 1:04am

dv3a Vanillaware made a major update for Dragon’s Crown. If you clear floor nine in the Labyrinth of Chaos you can unlock Ultimate difficulty. This mode increases the max level from 99 to 255 and opens a new area, the Sky Tower of Dreams. This has randomly created dungeons for players to fight through.


Dragon’s Crown will also get some tweaks like an item shortcut (L button + up on the d-pad) and total damage numbers. Vanillaware also adjusted skills, NPC behavior, and how items work in the player vs. player arena. The update is available in Japan right now.

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  • JustThisOne



    • dont make me grind to that to get trophies plz

  • Zalin

    Oh good lord this sounds awesome! Guess i’m going back to dragon’s crown as soon as this hits NA.

  • Yorai Dragon

    Yoooo :O!!!!! Hope there’s a cool amount of new skills and monsters >=3!

  • Chris Yuen

    “Right now, I’m in the process of working on the DLC for Muramasa. I’ll give it my best.”

    Kamitani is so awesome. So glad Dragon’s Crown paid off so well for both Vanillaware and Atlus.

    • Slayven19

      You meet all the cool people bro.

    • Testsubject909

      *throws my money at George Kamitani*

  • z_merquise

    Wow. I actually never expect another patch after the cross-play one. I still keep on playing this game anyway so another update is really nice.

    Also, a new difficulty and a level bump to 255? Awesome!

  • Bakuryukun

    Whoa geez. This is friggin amazing.

  • Byron Kerrison II

    Wow. I picked this game up and never even new that it had a Player vs. Player arena. And now it has an increased level cap with ANOTHER dungeon?

    I know what game I’ll be playing this break.

  • Pockystix

    man, I can’t wait for the eventual new class patches/dlc

    here’s hopin for a female spellsword~

  • transferstudentx

    this game keeps getting better and better i am impressed

  • TheDarkEmpress

    Vanillaware makes best games. Atlus publishes best games.

    We need moar.

    • transferstudentx

      atlus is and always well be the best gaming company in my opinion i been a fan since i first played steambot on ps2 and after playing the persona games hahaha thats sealed the deal

  • SlickRoach

    Man, the dedication to this game is phenomenal. They’re really going above and beyond with these patch updates!

  • crimsonidol

    About this random dungeon:
    Is it something like the Ancient Cave of Lufia II (and III )? Sounds really interesting.

  • Triplicity

    If this is talking about patch ver. 1.05 it should be up on the NA PSN as well; I just downloaded it a few minutes ago.

    Of particular note: Amazon can now throw her axe using Direction+Circle.

    • z_merquise

      Here I thought it would take days before it’s available in the English version. Thanks for the heads up.

      And Amazon can now throw her weapon? Now I want to see how it look.

  • Xaxal_Ravenguard

    Please give us some Dragon’s Crown DLC? Would like a Paladin/Reptile man class and some new areas? Would be nice. :)

    Other than that, awesome stuff. Vanillaware being one of the best devs again. :) Now I need to get back and finish more of the game.

  • Locklear93

    I’m not sure I’ve ever said this before, but as much as i appreciate the free patches, I actually wish they’d announce something paid for Dragon’s Crown. I want to give them more money; they’ve earned it.

    • Slayven19

      Yeah give me some characters from different games or stages and I’d be happy to buy more.

  • Wappuli

    Wow, this sound like a really nice patch.
    I wasn’t done with all 99 floors of LoC yet and was taking a break from this game, but for this patch, I just have to start playing again.

  • XiaomuArisu


  • ndjn3979

    I like this game.

  • Lilith

    Man, I’m glad I bought this. The updates make it even better since I have nothing else to play.

  • Luis Camargo

    I loved Dragon’s Crown and I am waiting for a discount to buy the Vita version. Also waiting for the muramasa DLC, those games from Vanillaware were awesome.

    Hopefully, they are also working in something new too.

  • mojack411

    Cool, hopes this patch hits NA by the time I pick up the game in the near future.

  • buddyluv324

    I’m loving the free patches to this game. I hope in the future there’s new character classes too! This is by far Vanillaware’s best game yet.

  • TheExile285

    Really shows that the developers care when they are still supporting it months after release. I’m also glad that Atlus published this.

    • Testsubject909

      Vanillaware is excellent overall. And Atlus be Atlus.

      I’m just glad they don’t blue ball troll the fanbase with games that are already released.

      • Testsubject909

        *is having flashbacks to Growlanserona 4: Golden Wayfarer of Time*

  • Testsubject909


    Can’t wait to get mai Sorceress to 255!

  • Ric Vazquez

    George Kamitani, shut up and take my money.

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