Dragon Quest III In HD-2D Arrives This November, Dragon Quest I & II In HD-2D Remakes Confirmed For 2025


Posted on June 18, 2024 by Nick Moreno

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Square Enix continues to bolster up its releases for 2024 even after the blockbuster launch of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. Recently, the publisher announced that the highly-anticipated new flagship release Visions of Mana is coming August 29th. This marks the first release is quite some time for the IP and even more is being delivered the Xbox hardware as well.

Noted, there is more on the way for its legacy franchises. On Dragon Quest Day recently, the official YouTube channel teased the ‘Mark of Erdrick’ which is most notably familiar with Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation. Years prior, the firm announced Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake and has now indicated more platforms including Xbox are planned for the new project.

At the Nintendo Direct on Tuesday, Square Enix revealed that Dragon Quest III 2D-HD Remake is coming this November. And, teases both Dragon Quest I & Dragon Quest II will expect the same treatment entering 2025. You can watch the trailer in the video below:

“Experience the chronological beginning of the Erdrick Trilogy storyline in this remake of the original RPG classic, now with vibrant HD-2D visuals and an expanded narrative! Set out on an epic fantasy adventure as The Hero to save the world from the dark forces of the evil Archfiend, Baramos.

“Travel through a vast world full of towns, dungeons and caves to explore, meet a cast of lively characters and fight ferocious monsters in modernized turn-based battles. […] Plus, DRAGON QUEST I & II HD-2D Remake, an updated collection of two classic RPGs, is gearing up to round out the Erdrick Trilogy.” Dates for the other remakes were not shared in the trailer.

What has you most excited for Dragon Quest III 2D-HD Remake?

Dragon Quest III 2D-HD Remake launches November 14, 2024 for Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and PC.

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