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News Dragon Quest X MMORPG Draws 300,000 Subscribers
posted on 2012-09-26 23:54 EDT
The Wii massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Dragon Quest X Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online has about 300,000 subscribers according to the Nihon Securities Journal last week. Each subscriber pays 1,000 yen (about US$13) a month.
The game sold approximately 550,000 copies since it shipped in Japan on August 2. The game is the first multi-player online Dragon Quest game and retails for 6,980 yen (about US$86) while the Wii disc plus USB memory version costs 8,980 yen (US$111).
By comparison, Square Enix's other MMORPG, Final Fantasy XI, peaked at about 600,000 subscribers.
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