In his recent New Year’s message, Dragon Quest series’ creator Yuji Horii confirmed that Dragon Quest XII production began in 2019, 33 years after he made the first game for the Famicom! Check out the full translated tweet below. Many thanks to @BlackKite.
Chikara Saito, who directed Dragon Quest X from 2013, said in today’s Dragon Quest XI S Official Live Broadcast that he is developing a new original game for consoles. The story is set in the near future, it’s not a not sports game, it’s currently at prototype phase still, and has not yet been confirmed for product. The broadcast also included several mentions of Dragon Quest XII, but there was no specific information. Many thanks to Naruki for the translation.
Yuji Horii In Weekly Meetings For Next Dragon Quest Game
With Square-Enix recently going on a recruitment drive for the next Dragon Quest HD title (see this post), the series’ creator Yuji Horii today tweeted that he is attending almost weekly meetings for the next Dragon Quest game! Check out the full translated tweet below. Many thanks to @BlackKite.
Dragon Quest XI Team Recruiting For New HD Title UPDATED
The Dragon Quest XI team are recruiting for new developers to work on a new Dragon Quest HD title including for Battle System Planner, Facial Motion Designer,2D BG Designer, Motion Designer, and Technical Artist (Facial etc). The company previously acknowledged that Dragon Quest XII is underway. Post updated with full translation below. Many thanks to @BlackKite.
Whilst Square-Enix announced Dragon Quest Walk for iOS and Android today, the company also officially announced Dragon Quest XII, with series producer Yuu Miyake saying “About the series expansions that connect to Dragon Quest XII which everybody’s interested in, exactly right now we’re preparing things together with Horii-san, and we feel like it’s going to take a bit more time, but we think we want to announce them all at once in some sort of way, so please wait for now.” Many thanks to BlackKite for the translation.