Dragon Quest VR is coming to Japan this month

Dragon Quest could be said to be the most popular videogame series of all time in Japan, it is getting its first virtual reality entry. Dragon Quest VR will come to Bandai Namco & # 39; s VR Zone in Shinjuku, Tokyo, later this month, the same location that houses the stunning virtual reality version of Mario Kart .

"It's honestly like a dream," says the creator of the Yuji Horii series in advance of the announcement. "I really felt like I was holding a sword and a shield and walking around the world, I thought it was incredibly funny." The trailer does not show any game sequence, but you can see people playing in the headphones Live with tracking Sword and shield drivers in a roaming-free environment.

VR Zone will begin taking reservations to play Dragon Quest VR from April 20, and the game will be available on April 27. The next entry in the main series, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an elusive era will be released for PC and PS4 in the west on September 4 after an enthusiastic reception in Japan last year.