Dragon Quest XI S Adds Bonus Stories

Square-Enix have updated the Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition website with details of the Switch version’s additional content including bonus stories for some of the protagonists! Erik’s story features Heal Slime, Sylvando’s story involves thieves, Jade is captured by Booga, Rab ends up in a mystery world, plus there’s a Hendrik and Jasper story too! Preorder the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Dragon Quest XI S Has Gone Gold!

Square-Enix’s Hokuto Okamoto has announced that the Japanese release of Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S has gone gold, although work hasn’t quite finished on the western localisation Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition. Preorder the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Dragon Quest XI S Voice drama Trailer

Trailer for the DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition voice drama “Two Thieves and the Legendary Treasure”. Preorder the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Second trailer also added.

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Dragon Quest XI S Doesn’t Support English

The Japanese release of Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (DRAGON QUEST XI S Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition) will not have English language support when it releases on 27 September priced at ¥8,618. The Gorgeous Version (which is priced at ¥10,778 will support English voice however (but not text).

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Nintendo Switch Dragon Quest XI S Set Loto Edition

The Nintendo Switch Dragon Quest XI S Set Loto Edition is set for release in Japan on 27 September and includes Nintendo Switch console, dock, and two Joy-Con (all with an exclusive special design), two Joy-Con grip and a physical copy of the Dragon Quest XI S Gorgeous Edition. Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. More pictures added below…

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Dragon Quest XI Team Recruiting For New HD Title UPDATED

The Dragon Quest XI team are recruiting for new developers to work on a new Dragon Quest HD title including for Battle System Planner, Facial Motion Designer,2D BG Designer, Motion Designer, and Technical Artist (Facial etc). The company previously acknowledged that Dragon Quest XII is underway. Post updated with full translation below. Many thanks to @BlackKite.

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Dragon Quest Slime Wireless Controller

HORI are releasing a Dragon Quest Slime Wireless Controller for Nintendo Switch on 27 September with built-in rechargeable battery, plus a “Slime controller stand”, “Treasure box stand” and “Circlet” for decoration! Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. More pictures added below…

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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 569
  2. Fire Emblem Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 549
  3. Atsumare Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 431
  4. Pocket Monsters Sword/Shield (Switch) – 417
  5. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 329
  6. Ushiro (Switch) – 265
  7. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 252
  8. Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – 246
  9. Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima (Switch) – 226
  10. Yokai Watch 4 Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale (Switch) – 179
  11. ASTRAL CHAIN (Switch) – 166
  12. Jinrui no Minasama he (Switch) – 130
  13. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 127
  14. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu (Switch) – 123
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Dragon Quest XI S Loto Edition Announced

Square Enix have announced a limited edition Nintendo Switch Dragon Quest XI S Loto Edition console for 27 September release priced at ¥43,157 and including a copy of the game! Full design pictured below. Preorders will soon be available at this link. Many thanks to Naruki.

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Dragon Quest XI S Release Date

Nintendo have announced that DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition will release for Nintendo Switch on 27 September 2019 priced at ¥8,618 for the standard version and ¥10,778 for the gorgeous version. New trailer added below…

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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 639
  2. Fire Emblem Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 576
  3. Pocket Monsters Sword/Shield (Switch) – 496
  4. Ushiro (Switch) – 454
  5. Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 421
  6. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 336
  7. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 316
  8. Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima (Switch) – 276
  9. Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – 231
  10. Yokai Watch 4 Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale (Switch) – 193
  11. Jinrui no Minasama he (Switch) – 176
  12. ASTRAL CHAIN (Switch) – 151
  13. Doraemon Nobita no Bokujou Monogatari (Switch) – 133
  14. Luigi Mansion 3 (Switch) – below 133
  15. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – below 133
  16. DAEMON X MACHINA (Switch) – below 133
  17. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu (Switch) – below 133
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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 654
  2. Fire Emblem Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 622
  3. Pocket Monsters Sword/Shield (Switch) – 509
  4. Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 485
  5. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 390
  6. Ushiro (Switch) – 348
  7. Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima (Switch) – 246
  8. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 242
  9. Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – 235
  10. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 228
  11. Yokai Watch 4: Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale (Switch) – 189
  12. Jinrui no Minasama he (Switch) – 173
  13. ASTRAL CHAIN (Switch) – below 143
  14. Luigi Mansion 3 (Switch) – below 143
  15. Doraemon Nobita no Bokujou Monogatari (Switch) – below 143
  16. Rune Factory 4 Special (Switch) – below 143

Notes: Period counted 16 – 22 May. Dragon Quest XI S is still number one! No new entries this week. Ushiro is number one in the Newcomers chart with 559, Jinrui no Minasama he, ASTRAL CHAIN, and DAEMON X MACHINA are #7-9 with 138, 99, and 87 respectively. Taken from this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu which you can buy here (use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 USD off).

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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 345
  2. Fire Emblem Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 332
  3. Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 325
  4. Pocket Monsters Sword/Shield (Switch) – 321
  5. Yokai Watch 4: Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale (Switch) – 143
  6. Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – 141
  7. Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima (Switch) – 130
  8. Ushiro (Switch) – 129
  9. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 122
  10. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 114
  11. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 67
  12. ASTRAL CHAIN (Switch) – 50
  13. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu (Switch) – below 50
  14. DAEMON X MACHINA (Switch) – below 50
  15. Luigi Mansion 3 (Switch) – below 50
  16. Doraemon Nobita no Bokujou Monogatari (Switch) – below 50

Notes: Period counted 09 – 15 May. Dragon Quest XI S is still number one! No new entries this week. Ushiro is number one in the Newcomers chart with 491, DAEMON X MACHINA, Jinrui no Minasama he, and ASTRAL CHAIN are #7-9 with 93, 92, and 67. Taken from this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu which you can buy here (use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 USD off).

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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 1,052
  2. Fire Emblem Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 973
  3. Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 818
  4. Pocket Monsters Sword/Shield (Switch) – 793
  5. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 586
  6. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 411
  7. Ushiro (Switch) – 386
  8. Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima (Switch) – 385
  9. Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – 382
  10. Yokai Watch 4: Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale (Switch) – 320
  11. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 285
  12. Luigi Mansion 3 (Switch) – 225
  13. Jinrui no Minasama he (Switch) – 214
  14. Doraemon Nobita no Bokujou Monogatari (Switch) – below 191
  15. Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu (Switch) – below 191
  16. Rune Factory 4 Special (Switch) – below 191
  17. DAEMON X MACHINA (Switch) – below 191

Notes: Period counted 25 April – 08 May (two weeks). Dragon Quest XI S is again at number one! No new entries this week. Famitsu mistakenly repented the wrong Newcomers chart. Taken from this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu which you can buy here (use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 USD off).