Square Enix announced that it’ll shut down Dragon Quest Rivals Ace on July 5, 2021 at 13:00 JST. This closure will apply to the entire recreation’s platforms. It is offered on the Nintendo Switch, PC, and cell gadgets. Players of the free-to-play recreation are already now not capable of buy Gems efficient instantly on April 2, 2021. [Thanks, 4Gamer.]

The card battle recreation was initially deliberate as a minigame for the net recreation Dragon Quest X, however Square Enix finally made it into its personal recreation as the event scale elevated. It was first launched as Dragon Quest Heroes for Android and iOS gadgets on November 2, 2017. It surpassed 7 million downloads inside the first 5 days and 12 million as of December 2017.

Square Enix introduced the free-to-play recreation to the Nintendo Switch in February 2019. The recreation is playable on PCs as effectively. Although it was first made out there on Japan’s Yahoo! Games platform in February 2018, Square Enix moved it to Steam in June 2020.

In August 2020, Square Enix launched a significant replace that additionally rebranded the title into Dragon Quest Rivals Ace. This replace added the single-player Solo Battle Adventure mode that lets one struggle the CPU as a substitute of one other participant.

Dragon Quest Rivals Ace is offered on Android and iOS gadgets, the Nintendo Switch, and PCs till July 5, 2021. The PC model is offered on Steam, however strictly region-locked to Japan solely.