Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D specifies its release platforms, DQ12 gives (brief) news – News

Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D specifies its release platforms, DQ12 gives (brief) news – News
Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D specifies its release platforms, DQ12 gives (brief) news – News

It is therefore on PS5, Xbox Series and Switch consoles that this remake will reinstate its legend – but also on PC via Steam and Windows Store in day ichian extremely rare occurrence in the Square Enix license. Dragon Quest III 2D-HD thus skips the Xbox One but Above all on the PS4; a daring choice in view of the installed base throughout the world, especially since the graphic display should a priori not pose a problem for theold-gen hardware… Unless there is an exit horizon Really distant.

Alert observers will have noticed the absence of any Dragon Quest III logo; replaced by the unofficial one of the saga, emblem of its hero Erdrick. It was enough to see theories appear here and there on a potential expansion of the project which would include the first two titles. (Dis)illusions aside, the slogan which ends the teaser video, ” The quest begins “, refers directly to Dragon Quest III, chronologically the first episode of the “Erdrick trilogy”. We imagine that an official logo in due form is reserved for potential livestream of manufacturer announcements – was it a Showcase or a Direct. If we had to play the game of speculation, the mention of the Windows Store leaves think to a synchronous arrival on the Game Pass…

And Dragon Quest 12 in all this?

Hey, speaking of distant release horizons: have you seen Dragon Quest XII anywhere? Missing for a number of years, The Flames of Fate is still in full development, and it is Yuji Horii himself who affirms this on his official Twitter account (formerly X). Having just come out of a meeting at the time of writing, the big man proclaimed that he wanted “ to create a posthumous work worthy of his two collaborators » in reference to the deaths of historical composer Koichi Sugiyama in 2022 and the more recent death of chara-designer Akira Toriyama last March. Horii takes this opportunity to thank all fans for their warm birthday wishes and promises to “ do his best “, nothing more. While we’re on the subject, let’s point out that the remake of Hokkaido Rensa Satsujin, its third adventure game released on microcomputers and Famicom in the 80s, will make its way to Switch on September 12, with English localization included. straight away.

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