Dragon Quest: New offshoot is presented on the 35th anniversary of the series

Dragon Quest: New offshoot is presented on the 35th anniversary of the series

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Dragon Quest fans have enjoyed some exciting titles over the past few years. Including Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition, which was originally released for the Nintendo Switch, but is now also available on Steam and has some great changes compared to the original. The Dragon Quest Builders series also enjoyed a certain popularity.

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Speculations naturally revolve around the eagerly awaited Dragon Quest XII, which has been around since 2019 is in production, but it could also be a new offshoot of the Dragon Quest Builders series. A previously unknown spin-off cannot be ruled out either.

New Dragon Quest Will Be Announced Later This Month

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Square Enix has announced that later this month it will announce a new Dragon Quest game.

Yes, this is an announcement of an announcement.

According to Automaton, Square Enix also announced that it will be making this announcement on its official YouTube on May 27 in a 35th-anniversary special. It is unclear if this is a main entry DQ title or a spin-off, but Famitsu reports that the second half of the presentation will be “an introduction of the newest line-up in the Dragon Quest series”.

Creator Yuji Horii (pictured above, wearing glasses) will be on hand to talk about the new DQ, and there will be translations in English, Chinese, and Korean during the live stream.

The most recent mainline entry in the series is Dragon Quest XI, first released in Japan in July 2017 on the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation 4.