Capcom is trying something new with the next release in the Dragon's Dogma series.
Siliconera reports that Dragon's Dogma Quest is due out in Japan for PlayStation Vita this autumn. Interestingly, not only is the game 2D but it's also free-to-play.
The game is described as fast-paced” and contains over 150 jobs for players.
The Pawn system returns as does the ability to recruit your friends' pawns and take them into battle with you.
It also sounds as if the game's in-app store will allow player to pay-to-win”, or as Famitsu puts it, has a billing model to assist those that don't have a lot of time on their hands to play”.