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).
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.
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.
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.
‘Surprising’ Dragon Quest news is coming in the 10 June issue of Weekly Shonen June magazine. It’s unknown whether this is related to the recently announcedDragon Quest X game for Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS, to Dragon Quest XI S, or to something entirely new. Thanks to Ryokutya.
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…
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…
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!