Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Watch now.

Updated at 10:11 a.m. Pacific with comments from Capcom regarding mod support.

If you’re a PC player who’s been patiently waiting to get a chance to play a particular Capcom game from 2012, you’re finally in luck.

The publisher announced today that its action role-playing game Dragon’s Dogma is getting a PC release in January 2016. Based on the 2013 enhanced edition, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, this version includes all of the downloadable content created for the original game and a new zone that came with Dark Arisen. The PC version will cost $30 and include Steam support.

However, don’t expect The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim-level modding for the PC version. “There will be no official mod support for the PC version, but modding is possible at a user’s discretion and based on their rig,” Capcom told GamesBeat.


MetaBeat 2022

MetaBeat will bring together metaverse thought leaders to give guidance on how metaverse technology will transform the way all industries communicate and do business on October 3-4 in San Francisco, CA.

Learn More

Role-playing games made in Japan have not traditionally had a strong presence on PC, but that’s changed in recent years. Classics like Grandia 2 and Final Fantasy IV have found their way to Steam’s digital store as well as modern examples like Final Fantasy Type-0 and the upcoming Tales of Zesteria.

Dragon’s Dogma originally came out for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. The game saw PC releases in other territories, but this is the first one coming out for the West.

Dragon’s Dogma is an action role-playing game that lets players choose between classes like Mage, Warrior, and Ranger. You also have computer-controller allies, called Pawns, that fight with you.

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Learn more about membership.