Dragon Quest XI is about 50 hours long, possibly 100 hours for completionists

Director confirms game length at Countdown Carnival event.

Dragon Quest XI

Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time will take about 50 hours to complete, according to director Takeshi Uchikawa.

If you’re a completionist and want to do all of the side elements, it is possible the game will take 100 hours, Uchikawa added.

Uchikawa confirmed the news during a “mini stage” event at day two of the Dragon Quest XI “Countdown Carnival” in Fukuoka today.

If you missed all of the new gameplay footage from day one yesterday, catch it here.

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.

Thanks, Games Talk.

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