Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake is Coming Out this November

jasonnieva June 20, 2024

Square Enix provided updates for its different titles during the recently concluded Nintendo Direct event. These include those for its Dragon Quests titles. In particular, the studio revealed that the upcoming Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake is coming out on November 14.

The game is going to be available for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and the Nintendo Switch. It’s also being released for the PC through Steam and the Microsoft Store.

Rebuilt for Modern Audiences

The game has been rebuilt with modern audiences in mind. It gives existing fans the chance to re-experience this beloved RPG especially with its expanded offerings. Meanwhile, it also serves as a good starting point for those who want to experience and learn more about this RPG franchise.

A Failed Quest

The story follows the great hero Ortega. Years ago, he said goodbye to his wife and child and went on a quest to try and defeat the Archfiend Baramos. However, Ortega failed in his quest which means that the threat of Baramos was still present.

On his 16th birthday, the only child of Oretega was summoned by none other than the king of Aliahan. He’s been asked to go on a mission which is to take over Ortega’s quest, beat Baramos, and save the world.

Key Features

Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake features stunning HD-2D visuals which combine pixel art and 3D graphics. It introduces players to the world of DRAGON QUEST III like never before like the improved and modernized UI, among many quality-of-life improvements.

The game also offers a refined take on the classic turn-based battle system as it features new animations along with the improvements made like adjustable battle speed and an auto-battle setting, to name a few.

What else does the game offer? There’s also the deep exploration of a vast world map that comes with an abundance of rich and captivating locations for players to discover. It also challenges players to overcome a lot of unexpected encounters they get to have over the course of their journey.

Enhancing the experience is the immersive, authentic, and diverse musical composition which captures the timeless essence and magic of the Dragon Quest universe.

You can pre-purchase Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake on Steam now.