Dragon Quest X Online 3DS Wii U service ends 7.0 expansion
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Dragon Quest X Online 3DS & Wii U Service Ends, New Expansion Revealed

Square Enix announced that service for Dragon Quest X Online on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will end on March 20, 2024. However, more support is coming for the MMO. A new version 7.0 expansion is coming. The expansion is titled Dragon Quest X Online: The Door to the Future and the Sleeping Girl, and more information about it will appear after the plot of version 6.0 wraps up. The expansion is set to release in 2024.

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Square Enix decided to terminate services for both the 3DS and Wii U versions of the game due to difficulties in continuing to support them. Additionally, Nintendo discontinued the hardware for both platforms, and other online services for both platforms have ceased service as well. It will regularly provide new information, and update the schedule until end of service for both the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U versions of Dragon Quest X Online.

Dragon Quest X Online originally launched on 2012 for the Wii. The game later launched for the Wii U on March 30, 2013. The 3DS version followed that on September 4, 2014, and it runs using cloud technology. Online service for the Wii version ended back in 2017.

Dragon Quest X Online is available only in Japan for the Nintendo Switch, PS4, Windows PC, and mobile devices. Service for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U versions will end on March 20, 2024. The new Dragon Quest X Online expansion updating the game to 7.0 will appear on 2024.

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Daniel is a staff writer and translator from the Spaghetti Western land of Andalusia, Spain. He got his start writing for Xbox Outsider in 2022. His favorite genres are RPGs, survival horrors, and immersive sims. In truth, he is a Dragon Quest slime in a human suit.