Dragon Quest X Browser Version

Square-Enix have announced a browser version for Dragon Quest X Online for release in 2020 where it will be playable on most smartphones, tablets, and PCs. Beta testing takes place from 12:00 JST on 02 December to 11:59 on 20 December. Dragon Quest X Online is currently available for Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS.

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Dragon Quest X Mix-up

Square-Enix have acknowledged an issue with the download version of Dragon Quest X Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami Online for Nintendo Switch where customers have been receiving registration codes of different models. Square-Enix have announced maintenance of Version 5 until 17:00 JST and ask customers to please wait for further information.

Edit: Square-Enix announced that Nintendo emailed all purchasers of the Switch and Wii U versions with new registration codes at 17:30 JST.

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Dragon Quest X Trial Available

Following the release of Version 5 earlier today, Square-Enix have made the trial version for Dragon Quest X Online available to all on the Nintendo Switch eShop. The trial was previously only available from Japanese copies of Dragon Quest XI S. Please note that the game maybe unplayable without a Japanese network. Many thanks to Tymek.

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This Week’s Japanese Switch Releases

This week’s line-up of games releasing in Japan include the pictured Dragon Quest X Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami Online from Square-Enix for both Switch and Wii U, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night from Game Source Entertainment, Dusk Diver Yuusenchou from Justdan International, Ghost Blade HD from eastasiasoft,You Died but a Necromancer revived you from BolHut, and more. Check out the current list of games below and look out for the full line-up complete with prices and artwork later in the week.

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Dragon Quest X TVCM

TV commercial for Dragon Quest X Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami Online starring Otenki Nori and Rin Nagata. Version 5 releases for Nintendo Switch and Wii U on 24 October. Pre-order here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off (please note it will not be playable outside of Japan by traditional means).

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Dragon Quest X Trial Version

Square-Enix have revealed that typing in the “あすとるていあへたびだとう” Spell of Restoration in the Japanese version of Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, will give players access to the trial version for Dragon Quest X Online for Switch. The free trial will become available to all at a later date, but for now is only available by these means. Many thanks to Tymek.

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Dragon Quest X Director Working on New Game

Chikara Saito, who directed Dragon Quest X from 2013, said in today’s Dragon Quest XI S Official Live Broadcast that he is developing a new original game for consoles. The story is set in the near future, it’s not a not sports game, it’s currently at prototype phase still, and has not yet been confirmed for product. The broadcast also included several mentions of Dragon Quest XII, but there was no specific information. Many thanks to Naruki for the translation.

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Dragon Quest X Ver. 5 PV

Promo video for Dragon Quest X Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami Online which releases for Nintendo Switch and Wii U on 24 October. Pre-order here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off (please note it will not be playable outside of Japan by traditional means).

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Dragon Quest X Ver.5 is Too Large For Wii U

Square-Enix have announced that the required free space for Dragon Quest X Version 5 (or Dragon Quest X Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami Online to give it its full name) will be 32 GB, up from 24 GB. Wii U owners will require external storage in order to download the game. The game releases on 24 October. Pre-order the Switch version here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Please note that the Switch version will not play with a non-Japanese ISP.

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