Mystery Dungeon Franchise Wiki:News Archive 2024

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January

January 1, 2024 - Meta, Shiren
Spike Chunsoft's New Year's congratulatory message on Famitsu thanks fans for their support, explaining it lead to the development of Shiren 6.[1]
January 5, 2024 - Shiren
Twitter contest by @GEO_official. Two users who follow the account and repost will be selected randomly to receive an autographed illustration by Kaoru Hasegawa.[2][3]
January 11, 2024 - Shiren
New Shiren 6 interview with director Keisuke Sakurai, product manager Hideyuki Shinozaki, and character designer Kaoru Hasegawa. The article features monster artwork to represent the three.[4][5]
January 16, 2024 - Shiren
New issue of Nintendo Dream, releasing on January 19, 2024, includes a poster of the cover art of Shiren 6, and an interview with scenario writer and planner Shin'ichiro Tomie, director and art director Keisuke Sakurai, project manager Hideyuki Shinozaki, and character designer Kaoru Hasegawa.[6]
January 17, 2024 - Shiren
Shiren 6 will be featured in Famitsu TUBE livestream showing rescue features on January 24, 2024 starting at 20:00 JST. Voice actress Honoka Kuroki will be present during the stream.[7]
January 18, 2024 - Shiren
Magic Kuji Online runs an online lottery with prizes themed on Shiren 1 DS, Shiren 3, Magic Castle DS, Shiren 4, Shiren 5, and Shiren 6. Tickets can be bought between January 18, 2024 at 4:00 JST, and February 19, 2024 at 15:59 JST. Prize delivery scheduled for May 2024.[8]
Spike Chunsoft's Japanese Shiren account starts posting daily Shiren 6 Countdown Artwork.
January 19, 2024 - Shiren
NicoNico Game Generation livestream starting at 20:30 JST features Shiren 6.[9][10]
Shiren 6 is announced to be featured on a Dengeki Online livestream on Youtube on January 25, 2024 at 20:00 JST, after the release of the game. The Parallel Play feature will be used during the stream.[11]
Spike Chunsoft, Inc. announces New Year Livestream on YouTube for January 26, 2024, at 16:00 PST. The livestream will discuss the result of the Spike Chunsoft, Inc. Annual Video Game Survey 2023. At the end of the stream, four winners will be randomly selected. Three will win physical copies of Shiren 5 Switch distributed by Limited Run Games, and one will win the Shiren Kokeshi Doll. Prizes are shipped worldwide.[12]
January 22, 2024 - Shiren
Shiren 6 appears on the eShop in various regions, initially in Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong, and later in the United States, Canada, European countries, and South Africa. Available for digital preorder. File size is 1481,00 MB / 1.4 GB.[13][14][15][16][17][18]
January 23, 2024 - Shiren
Version 1.0.2 bugfix update to Shiren 6 is released on the eShop.[19] Previously the digital preorder Japanese version was at version 1.0.1.[20]
RADIO 4Gamer Tap YouTube livestream features Shiren 6 gameplay.[21]
Famitsu announces that the issue releasing on February 8, 2024 will feature a new interview with Shiren 6 project manager Hideyuki Shinozaki, and director Keisuke Sakurai, as well as a Shiren 6 strategy handbook.[22]
January 24, 2024 - Shiren
Famitsu TUBE livestream showing Shiren 6, featuring voice actress Honoka Kuroki.[23][24]
Dengeki Online publishes a Shiren 6 beginners guide.[25]
Spike Chunsoft, Inc. Shiren 6 skit.[26]
January 25, 2024 - Shiren
Shiren 6 is released in Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The available in-game languages are Japanese and Traditional Chinese.
Spike Chunsoft warns against a bug preventing some save files from using communication features.[27]
Lawson Multicopy Twitter follow and repost campaign, from January 25, 2024, 11:00 JST, to January 31, 2024, 23:59 JST. Only one winner, who will receive a Shiren 6 themed card worth 10,000 yen. Winner to be chosen by the end of March 2024.[28]
RPG Site English hands-on of Shiren 6.[29]
A new Shiren 6 interview with Hideyuki Shinozaki (project manager) and Keisuke Sakurai (director and art director) is published on the Famitsu website.[30]
January 26, 2024 - Shiren
Dengeki Online livestream featuring a Shiren 6 challenge and sharing of Parallel Play data.[31]
STUDIO_NGC livestream featuring Shiren 6.[32]
Shiren 6 teacup at Kitchen DIVE stores in Japan.[33][34][35]
January 27, 2024 - Shiren
English Shiren 6 gameplay is shown during the Spike Chunsoft, Inc. 2024 New Year Livestream. Winners of the Shiren Kokeshi Doll and three physical copies of Shiren 5 Switch distributed by Limited Run Games are chosen.[36]
Server maintenance for Shiren 6 starting from 16:00 JST to 23:00 JST fixes the bug that prevented some save files from using communication features.[37]
The Japanese version of the Shiren 6 website is updated with a new page "Guide" page, introducing beginners to the gameplay. On the page, there are six tutorial videos, uploaded to YouTube as unlisted. This new page is currently only present on the Japanese version of the site, not the Traditional Chinese or English versions.[38][39][40][41][42][43][44]
Second chance to buy tickets for the Shiren 6 Magic Kuji Online lottery.[45]
January 28, 2024 - Shiren
Kitchen DIVE Kameido store has an official event at around 17:00 JST commemorating the release of Shiren 6. The store is decorated with Kaoru Hasegawa art.[46][47]
Some stores in Japan are out of physical copies of Shiren 6.[48]
January 30, 2024 - Shiren
Japanese Shiren Twitter account runs two polls about the release of Shiren 6. First poll asks for the age, second poll asks what led the user to purchase Shiren 6. A more in-depth survey is also announced.[49][50]

February

February 1, 2024 - Shiren
Noisycroak website updated with Shiren 6 soundtrack and sound effect credit info.[51] Keisuke Ito confirms his role as Shiren 6 composer.[52]
February 2, 2024 - Shiren
Japanese Shiren 6 Survey on the Spike Chunsoft website, ends on April 25, 2024.[53]
Between February 2, 2024 and February 5, 2024 - Shiren
Reef Entertainment free review/streamer download codes for Shiren 6 can now be requested from the Keymailer website.[54]
February 12, 2024 - Shiren
New Shiren 6 article on Spike Chunsoft US website shows Peach Club, Peach Staff, and Peach Bun items, and new monster artwork.[55]
Kitchen DIVE Shiren 6 video on YouTube.[56]
February 16, 2024 - Shiren
1.0.3 update for Shiren 6 released.[57]
February 20, 2024 - Shiren
A Shiren 6 bug involving rescues is discovered, may delete save game data.[58]
Reef Entertainment's Twitch streaming account, ReefGamesLive, features English gameplay of Shiren 6, including giveaway of one Shiren 6 download code.[59][60]
Spike Chunsoft US English Twitter and Facebook accounts start posting daily Shiren 6 Countdown Artwork.
English Shiren 6 interview with Keisuke Sakurai and Hideyuki Shinozaki is published on Nintendo Life.[61]
February 21, 2024 - Shiren, Dragon Quest
Shiren 6 trivia and strategy techniques are featured on the April 2024 issue of Dengeki Nintendo magazine.[62][63]
English Shiren 6 interview with Keisuke Sakurai is published on Noisy Pixel. Discusses possibility of game updates, PC release, and Torneko 2 rerelease or remake.[64][65]
February 22, 2024 - Shiren
Koji Malta announces that in early March they will be discussing the development of Shiren 2 while playing Shiren 6.[66]
February 23, 2024 - Pokémon
Game Boy Advance/Nintendo DS Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red and Blue Rescue Team is briefly discussed in official Pokémon video.[67]

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