The PS4 and Nintendo Switch version of Dragon Quest X now have a box art and screenshots, alongside storage requirements on Switch.
No game card in the Switch version? I hope this doesn't become a trend.
Can't really afford it. Can't/shouldn't be asking owners to absorb the costs of further using/keeping their console, because many might not.
This game has a sub, they can afford it but it being an mmo makes sense not to go physical.
If owners chose to buy a system with terrible storage, then it is on them to pay for more.
No physical option on NS that sucks, not to mention the download will take up most of its internal storage anyway
People can use external storage. It not hard.
It's still an additional purchase, no denying that
That's why you spend the 50 bucks on a 128GB SD card. I grabbed 2 of them so I never have to worry. I get that you shouldn't have to pay to have decent storage space in the first place, but it definitely solves the issue. I also am thankful they didn't go the route of proprietary SD cards like Vita that were insanely expensive.
128 GB is still too little. 5 games like DQ10 and gone
It's really sad that you have to make excuses and run damage control for the poor design decisions made by Nintendo, found in the Switch. I have a 2tb internal drive in my PS4, the tiny 128gb cards you got just show how little thought Nintendo put into the Switch. With only a pitiful 32gb of internal storage, the handheld just wasn't built for the future at all. 128gb cards are fine for small indie games, but entirely inadequate for any larger AAA (or even AA) games.
This sucks. Where is the US versions? I wouldn't even waste my time on the Switch version. What a joke.
@ Grub I could easily spend $50 and get a 1TB external HDD, something that NS doesn't even support. Hell for the $100 you spend just to get two separate 128GB SD cards, I spent $110 and got a 4TB external HDD. It's one thing for Nintendo to basically require its users to buy a separate form of expandable storage, it's another to limit the type of external storage options they can use.
If you're not going to release the game on a cart then don't even bother with a physical release. Just do digital only since that's basically what you're doing anyway.
But Nintendo has discovered that morons will pay for box art.
Do they make physical releases for mmo's?
They are drm discs basically. In ffxiv's case you only need to put the disc in once and then throw it away, so i expect this to be the same.
Huge design flaw especially with no external hard drive support
Switch uses Micro SD Card
So how many will you need if this trend continues
Not much because you're talking about Japanese games not Western games which goes beyond 30-100GB for single game that less than 20 hours where Japanese games are 10-200 hours or more less than 25GB. And what trend? No trend has even started.
you're right it's not a trend but it could become one. Games are only getting bigger
enough about people complaining about the switch version. I just want to know if they'll ever make a western release for the ps4 version
If you can get hundreds of thousands of people to agree to buy and pay the subscription fee, they may release it. This is a 5 year old MMORPG with 3 expansions. It's also targeted at Japanese children. Do you see any western children clamoring for Dragon Quest? DQVIII is the best selling DQ game in the west, and it only sold a little over 500k. While it sold almost 5 million in Japan. They have to setup servers, billing, and hire a team to translate it. Do you honestly think it'd be worth it to them?
Nintender you just had to go cartridges didnt you... DIDNT YOU! 😂 Nintendo always since the 64 make great home cosoles, with great exclusives but ALWAYS find a way to screw themselves over... 1. 64 while amazing and 1 of my fav nintendo consoles... Went cartridges just like the switch leaving a huge advantage to the ps1. 2. Gamecube used mini discs no explanation needed. 3. The wiis biggest failure was what it made nintendo think consumers wanted in the wiiu. 4. The wiiu... Where do i even start lmao. They royally screwed the pooch in almost every imaginable way. 5. Now we have the switch that like nintendo have stated... Takes all consoles before it and shoehorns them into the switch... Flaws and ALL. Total face palm... If this becomes a trend i cannot wait to hear the spin from nintendo fanboys of how this is a positive thing...
You do know that discs are a obsolete form of media and that solid state memory is much better. That's why none of the switch games need to be installed and I don't think anyone really cares if an mmo has a physical copy.
Ok, refute all my other points. Discs are so obsolete that sony is winning this gen by a landslide with wait for it... A machine that uses discs. You cant honestly sit there and tell me that youre ok with paying full price (59.99) for a cartridge that if it was a AAA 3RD party game would be scaled back, watered down, or not made at all. Good thing those cartridges load faster... The give and take is not worth it. If discs were so obsolete they would cost more to manufactor... Like cartridges
So what you are saying is Nintendo has been a disppointment and a failure since the 64 era? Yeah.....right.
Actually the nes and snes had a wider range of games, more third partys, and more first partys than any console after it. Thats not an opinion. Plus they did quite well sales wise where every console after it did near wiiu numbers... Also a fact. Nintendo prior to the wii didnt need to chase casuals or gimmicks... Their games catalog spoke for itself... I dont imagine most of you were even alive from the nes or snes era. Nintendo is but a shell of their former self. Rarely do they even make new exclusive games like they used to or like sony still does. Also, youre still not refuting my 5 points. Please tell me im wrong... I used to be the biggest nintendo fanboy... Telling all those sega dudes to get lost with their sega does what nintendont bs lol.
Not a failure, because they caught the crowds with the Wii. Who doesn't wanna play bowling with Grandma in the living room, right? Disappointment, yes, because reasons.
Discs are obsolete and slow that's why you have to install all the games that are bought on the xbox/ps4 and that's also why modern computers don't come with a optical disc drive unless you specifically ask for one. The ps4 selling the most has nothing to do with discs. It's number one because Microsoft decided to come out of the gate with the x1 and shoot themselves in the foot. Also Microsoft seems to have cut the budget for the xbox brand especially when you consider that they don't even try to pay for game content exclusivity like they did last gen. I'm ok with paying $60 dollars for a AAA game on the switch the same way you would be for buying a game on the other consoles that runs way better on pc.
You realize this is a portable system? A disk drive would make it twice the size. Cartridges were the smartest move
Just so you know, the games on ps4 and xbox dont run off the discs. They run of the hdd and the discs are used as a drm check. Discs are so obsolete for gaming that the consoles that use them don't even really use them. Hence why i still had to buy a bigger hdd for my ps4 just like I bought a sd card for my switch.
Why doesn't some Japanese companies don't release their games on the Xbox in America what if American game makers had this mentality
Because japanese companies wouldn't be able to make money, if not losing money on top because of majority of xbox' fans dismissal of japanese game, duh!
I'm sure they would just as much money as they would on the recently released Switch let's be serious if American publishers and developers started doing this Yall would be crying foul
Problem is though: if american publishers would stop making games for japanese ps4, they would lose a boat load of money because of playstation worldwide userbase and units sold.
No gamecard = No buy for me.
It's a MMORPG I can't think of any recent titles that actually used physical media aside from installation. So what's the big deal here? I'm guessing most of the people complaining never actually picked up a mmo before.
I think most people commenting on dqx news don't know it's an mmo...
Hopefully the West doesnt get left out.
It will. They are too far in to translate everything :/
That sucks the big one :/
the only DQ i played was 8 and that was a masterpiece like, im actually more worried about the digital release for the switch. they've got alot of fate in kids these days lol. wouldnt they need a bigger sd card? game is probably massive
switch is so expensive when you consider the extra costs, tons of sd cards to buy, large ones at that, 128gb minimum really, 256gb are really expensive
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