Square Enix will live stream a special stage event for Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time at the first of its “Countdown Carnival” hands-on events on May 27 at from 13:00 to 14:00 JST, the company announced. You’ll be able to watch it on YouTube and Niconico.
On the same day, from 16:00 to 17:00 JST, Square Enix will host a Dragon Quest X live stream featuring the latest information on the MMORPG’s summer-due PlayStation 4 version and fall-due Switch version. It will also be available on YouTube and Niconico.
If you’re in Japan and want to go hands-on with Dragon Quest XI yourself, these are the dates and locations for each hands-on event:
- May 27 and 28 – Osaka: Abeno Q’s Mall B1F Circle Plaza
- June 10 and 11 – Fukuoka: Solaria Plaza
- June 17 and 18 – Nagoya: Mozo Wonder City East Court
- July 8 and 9 – Sapporo: Sapporo Factory Atrium
- July 16 and 17 – Tokyo: Futaka Tamagawa Rise Galleria
Each first day will run from 10:00 to 19:00 JST, and each second day from 10:00 to 18:00. Both the PlayStation 4 and 3DS versions of Dragon Quest XI will be playable.
Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time will launch for PlayStation 4 and 3DS on July 29 in Japan. A Switch version is also planned, but has yet to be shown or dated. If you missed it, catch the latest trailers and gameplay footage here.