People won’t have to import to play the original three Dragon Quest games on their Nintendo Switch systems. Square Enix just announced that it will be bringing all three games to the system worldwide. In addition, they’ll appear in Europe, Japan, and North America on the same date: September 27, 2019.
The ports of the three Dragon Quest games were first revealed during the Japanese version of the September 2019 Nintendo Direct. Later, Square Enix Asia confirmed that the physical compilation released in that region would include English as a language option.
The North American prices and release details were also revealed. All three will be eShop exclusives. Dragon Quest will be the cheapest game of the three, as it will cost $4.99. Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line will be $6.49. The most expensive will be Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation, which will have a $12.49 price point. Product pages of all three games, with initial screenshots, are now online. These show how the ports are based on the mobile versions of the games.
All three of the original Dragon Quest games will be available on the Nintendo Switch on September 27, 2019.