Yosuke Saito known for his work on Drakengard and more recently Nier is in charge of Dragon Quest X: Waking of the Five Tribes. At the Dragon Quest 25th Anniversary press conference, Saito was announced as the producer of Dragon Quest X.
The game will have a job system and allow players to change occupations. One of the jobs briefly shown was alchemist.
While Dragon Quest X is an online game Saito stresses players will be able to enjoy playing it solo