Dragon Quest XI Switch to use Unreal Engine 4

Dragon Quest head honcho Yuji Horii has confirmed that the Switch version of Dragon Quest XI is going to utilize Unreal Engine 4. The Switch version is using Unreal Engine 4.15, while the PS4 version was running on Unreal Engine 4.13. Now we just sit back and wait for the game to actually get finished!

Famitsu survey asks Dragon Quest XI players what platform they play on, favorite characters, and more

The following survey comes from Famitsu, which includes data from 2,238 people.

Which hardware did you play on?

PS4 – 990 people
3DS – 854 people
Both – 375 people

Who is your favorite main character? (Up to three choices)

Veronica – 1,316 votes
Camus – 1,078 votes
Silvia – 988 votes

Who is your favorite non-main character?

Homeros – 361 votes
Emma – 340 votes
Diego – 274 votes

Which camera mode did you use on PS4?

Free Camera – 365 people
Auto-Camera – 714 people
Switched between both – 227 people

Did you play on 2D or 3D Mode for 3DS?

2D – 196 people
3D – 618 people
Switched between both – 227 people

What was the best element about Dragon Quest XI?

1. Characters
2. Story
3. World
4. Graphics
5. Music

What was your favorite new element?

1. Zone and Co-op Attacks
2. Forge
3. Skill Panel
4. Camp
5. Monster Mounting

How enjoyable was the game?

Very Enjoyable – 1,573 people
Pretty Enjoyable – 340 people
Enjoyable – 89 people
Not Enjoyable/Uncertain – 80 people

Square-Enix messes up the box size for Dragon Quest X: All-in-One Edition on Switch

The exterior box for Dragon Quest X: All In One was made too small

Here's a rather odd one. Square-Enix made the box for Dragon Quest: All-in-One Edition on Switch too small. The outer box was made to fit a standard Switch game card case, but the box it comes in is bigger than that! Square-Enix knew this before they shipped the game out, so they included an apology note, as well as a way to get a replacement case that will be the correct size.

Dragon Quest X: All-in-One - download size and requirement on Switch

Dragon Quest X: All In One

- will require a 9.4 MB download to play
- the game itself requires 24GB or more of free space

Dragon Quest X: All-in-One - more screens

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I'm honestly shocked this still hasn't come stateside in at least some form. I thought at least one of the platforms the game would see a localized version. I guess this one is destined to stay Japan-only.