Dragon Quest X Goes Online In August, 30 Day Subscription Fee Costs 1,000 Yen



Square Enix set August 2 as the release date for Dragon Quest X. The first online entry in the series will debut on Wii with a Wii U version slated for release at a later date.


Dragon Quest X: Waking of the Five Tribes Online will retail for 6,980 yen ($86) or 8,980 yen ($110) with a USB flash drive. You don’t have to buy Square Enix’s thumbdrive, but you’ll need a USB memory device with more than 16GB of space to play the game. Twenty days of online play is also included for free.


Afterwards, players will need to pay for a Dragon Quest X online subscription. Just like Monster Hunter Tri’s release in Japan there are three tiers: 30 days for 1,000 yen ($12), 60 days for 1,950 yen ($24), and 90 days for 2,900 yen ($35.50). Square Enix accepts credit cards and equivalent amounts of Wii Points.


During a Dragon Quest X press conference, Square Enix also said there will be periods of free play called “Kids Time.” Details about when and how often Kids Time occurs were not announced.


Check our our posts about Dragon Quest X’s battle system and how you can create a party for an overview of the game.

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