DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake | Official Screenshot

During today’s Nintendo Direct, we finally got some news about DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake which was initially announced quite a while back now. During the Nintendo Direct they announced that the game will be launching for Nintendo Switch this upcoming November 14th, 2024. In the SQUARE ENIX press release they mention that it will also be launching for PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC via Steam and Windows, in addition to the previously announced Switch release. That wasn’t the only news however. Also announced, was DRAGON QUEST I & II HD-2D Remake. That was announced during the Nintendo Direct as well, but SQUARE’S press release doesn’t yet state all of the platforms it will be launching for. That collection will be launching sometime in 2025. A more specific release date has not yet been announced at this time. Oh and one more thing, SQUARE ENIX also mentions in their press release that pre-orders are now available for the Standard physical and digital copies and also there is a Collector’s Edition available. Not only that, but anyone who pre-orders the game will get a Trouble-Free Travel Kit in game which contains various in-game items. Feel free to watch the brand new DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake trailer down below.


Press Release Info:

The Legacy Begins. DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake is a stunning reimagining of the beloved masterpiece and narrative beginning to The Erdrick Trilogy. Featuring vibrant HD-2D graphics, new and modernized features, and a refined narrative, players are invited to set out on an epic fantasy adventure to save the world from a dark evil.

Rebuilt for modern audiences, DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake gives existing fans the chance to re-experience a beloved RPG experience and its expanded offerings like never before, while also being a perfect starting point for newcomers to discover one of the most influential RPG franchises in gaming history.

DRAGON QUEST I & II HD-2D Remake will continue the classic RPG trilogy’s narrative, offering players two adventures to undertake in DRAGON QUEST I and DRAGON QUEST II.

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