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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Dragon Quest Summer Festival 2019

This year’s Dragon Quest Natsumatsuri 2019 (Dragon Quest Summer Festival 2019) will begin on 03 August at 10:30 JST (02 August at 18:30 PT) where the release date of Dragon Quest X Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami Online is expected to be announced (read more about that game here). There will also be a Dragon Quest XI S Mini Stage delivering the latest information and a Dragon Quest Ukulele Live! The event will air live on both YouTube and niconico.

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Dragon Quest X Version 4.5 Announced

Square-Enix have announced that Version 4.5 of Dragon Quest X Online will launch for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U versions of the game on 26 June, adding a “My Town” feature where you can build up to three houses, with new weapons, and much more. The Version 5 update (see this post) is planned for later in 2019.

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New Dragon Quest X Announced

Square-Enix have announced Dragon Quest X Ibara no Miko to Horobi no Kami Online (literally ‘The Maiden of Thorns and the God of Destruction’) for release later this year. The Nintendo Switch version will include a physical release, where-as the Wii U version will be download only. The Nintendo 3DS version is cloud-based, thus no additional content is required.

Edit: the Switch version will be a download code inside the package. First screenshots added below…

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Dragon Quest X Episode 4.4 Dated 

Square-Enix have announced that the Version 4.4 Utsuro Naru Hana no Yurikago Dragon Quest X Online update will release for Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U (plus PlayStation 4 and Windows) on 05 December. Service will soon be terminated on the Wii. Update trailer added below…


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Dragon Quest X 20% Off! 

Square-Enix have reduced the price of both Dragon Quest X: All In One Package (from ¥5,184 to ¥4,147) and Dragon Quest X: 5000-Nen no Tabiji Harukanaru Furusato e Online (from ¥4,104 to ¥3,283) until 25 November. 


Please note that the second title is a side story and requires the main Dragon Quest X game to play. Please also note that Dragon Quest X is IP locked outside of Japan. Check out the full list of games on sale here and buy your Nintendo eShop cards here!

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