Nintendo DS version of Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie to go on sale on Jan 28

Square Enix announced today that a remake of the classic Super Nintendo game Dragon Quest 6: Realms of Reverie will be released for the Nintendo DS at the beginning of next year. Remakes of the 4th and 5th games in the Dragon Quest series for the DS have already become hits, selling over a million copies each. The original version of Dragon Quest 6 sold 3.2 million copies after it was released in December 1995.

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie is a console role-playing game developed by Heartbeat and published by Square Enix for the Super Famicom as a part of the Dragon Quest series. It is the last Dragon Quest game in the Zenithia trilogy. The series as a whole has sold over 50 million copies. The DS versions of Dragon Quest VI will go on sale on Jan. 28 for 5,980 yen ($66).