Dragon's Dogma 2 is Capcom's first $70 release
Capcom has announced that Dragon's Dogma 2 will be released in March, and the game is now available for pre-order. The game is the publisher's first $70 title.
Following the RPG's dedicated showcase yesterday, pre-orders for the game on PC, Xbox Series X/S, and PC have gone live, with the title launching on March 24, 2024. The standard edition will cost $69.99 in the US, with the deluxe edition, which includes in-game cosmetics and an audio gallery, costing $10 more.
This is notably the first game Capcom has released at the "new" AAA price tag of $70, which was raised from $60 by the majority of publishers at the start of the current console generation. Its major releases last year, the Resident Evil 4 remake and Street Fighter 6, were both sold at the older price point.
The price increase is unsurprising given that the publisher's COO Haruhiro Tsujimoto previously stated that he believes game prices are too low, even at $70, due to the ongoing rise in development costs since the NES era.
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