Dragon Quest X Online 7.0 Expansion Announced, Wii U/3DS Service Ending

    Wii U and 3DS versions meet their ultimate fate.

    Square Enix announced Dragon Quest X Online: The Door to the Future and the Sleeping Girl, the new Dragon Quest X Online expansion releasing with the version 7.0 update. The existing Nintendo Wii U and 3DS versions of Dragon Quest X Online will be closing soon as well. 

    Dragon Quest X Online first released on August 2, 2012 for the Nintendo Wii, and the game continues service nearly 11 years afterwards. The Nintendo Wii version is no longer available, and the Wii U and 3DS versions will soon meet its fate. 

    Dragon Quest X Online 7.0 Expansion and Wii U/3DS Closure

    Square Enix confirms that Dragon Quest X Online: The Door to the Future and the Sleeping Girl will release with the 7.0 update. The announcement will also mark the end of support for Dragon Quest X Online for Nintendo Wii U and 3DS. Both versions will reach end of service on March 20, 2024, and a schedule of events was given.

    Starting September 23, Wii U players will no longer be able to purchase vouchers that exceed its duration past the end of service date, and automatic renewal for subscriptions will no longer be available. On December 23, 3DS players will no longer be able to purchase Dragon Quest X Online vouchers that extend past the duration of the end of service date. 

    Sales for tickets/vouchers will be disabled completely on February 20 and February 21 for the 3DS and Wii U versions respectively. In the 3DS version, all sales of 10-day tickets and 3-day passes will end on March 11 and 18 respectively as well. Players may continue their Dragon Quest X Online journey on Nintendo Switch, PC, or PlayStation 4 by linking their ID to a Square Enix account. Characters will also be available once the link process is complete.

    Finally, Dragon Quest X Online is available now for Nintendo Switch, PC, and PlayStation 4 in Japan.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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