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Yuji Horii teases various Dragon Quest announcements for 35th anniversary in 2021

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Source: https://www.gematsu.com/2020/11/dra...us-announcements-for-35th-anniversary-in-2021

During his closing remarks at Dragon Quest X Fall Festival 2020 on October 30, Horii said, “Thank you very much for today. Next year, Dragon Quest will celebrate its 35th anniversary. I believe we will be able to make all sorts of announcements in regards to that. And there is still a whole lot of fun to look forward to in Astoltia [the world of Dragon Quest X]. Please continue to support Dragon Quest in the future. Thank you very much!”

  • Infinity Strash – Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai – Announced in May 2020, Infinity Strash – Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai is an action RPG based on the manga and anime series Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai. Platforms other than “console(s)” were not announced, but it will launch in 2021 in Japan;
  • Dragon Quest XII – Preparations for Dragon Quest XII were first confirmed to be underway in June 2019. And in January 2020, Yuji Horii commented again stating that the sequel is “still a little while ahead.” That could rule out a 2021 release, but not a 2021 reveal;
  • Dragon Quest New HD Title – In June 2019, Square Enix posted job listings for work on a “new HD title” in the Dragon Quest series, with a goal to “deliver a new appeal of Dragon Quest to fans worldwide.” Given the timing of the job posting and the fact that it is from the Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age development team, it is possible this project is Dragon Quest XII;
  • Dragon Quest Monsters New Title – A new Dragon Quest Monsters game for console(s) starring younger versions of Erik and Mia from Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age was first announced in November 2018. But in January 2020, series producer Taichi Inuzuka suggested the game was facing a troubled development;
 
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