Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake confirms multiplatform release

Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake

Square Enix has finally confirmed the Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake is still happening – what’s more they’ve confirmed it’ll be multiplatform.

A new teaser released in honor of Dragon Quest day, which is today, May 27th, confirms the Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake is in development for Windows PC (via Steam, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 5.

Originally announced way back in 2021 and never heard of since, the Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake is based on the original Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (known as Dragon Warrior III in the west) game that launched back in 1988.

Here’s a look at the teaser video:

While the teaser doesn’t mention the game’s title, it features the “Mark of Erdrick”, which is featured in the original three Dragon Quest games alongside the text “The legacy begins.” This lines up with the third game, which is a prequel to the original two games. The HD-2D and Dragon Quest logos are also shown.

This new multiplatform release falls in line with Square Enix’s recent and massive policy change to focus on multiplatform releases, not platform exclusives. Many expected the Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake to be exclusive to Switch or at least exclusive for a time period.



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