The blockbuster DS title will join Square Enix's Ultimate Hits lineup.
Starting March 4, Dragon Quest IX will be available as a budget title. As part of Square Enix's Ultimate Hits initiative, the title will be available for ¥2,940 (31 dollars in American currency). Other titles that will join Dragon Quest IX in the Ultimate Hits Lineup include Dragon Quest IV, Final Fantasy IV, and Dragon Quest V. They will also be available for the same budget price.
In addition to the news about Dragon Quest IX's lower pricing, Square Enix announced that as of December the Ultimate Hits series has sold over 2.5 million copies.