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Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake Releases November 14 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, and PC

Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake Releases November 14 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, and PC - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 July 2024 / 2,509 Views

Square Enix announced announced Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake will launch for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and Microsoft Store on November 14.

View the release date trailer below:

Read details on the game below:

Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake is a stunning reimagining of the beloved masterpiece and narrative beginning to The Erdrick Trilogy— the first three games of the mainline Dragon Quest series. 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.

Years ago, the great hero Ortega bid farewell to his wife and child as he set off on a quest to defeat the villainous Archfiend, Baramos. Ortega failed his quest, and Baramos still threatens the world. Now, on their sixteenth birthday, Ortega’s only child is summoned by the king of Aliahan and entrusted with a mission of the highest import: to take on Ortega’s quest, vanquish Baramos, and save the world. Accompanied by a band of travelling companions chosen in the beginning of the game, players are immersed in a vast HD-2D world full of towns, dungeons, and caves, meet fascinating characters, and fight ferocious monsters in enhanced turn-based battles.

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.

A Fully Modernized Remake of the Original

Stunning HD-2D visuals fuse pixel art with 3D graphics, bringing players into the world of Dragon Quest III like never before, along with an improved and modernized UI, and other quality of life improvements.

Traditional Dragon Quest Style Battles

A refined take on the classic turn-based battle system, featuring new animations, additional improvements such as an adjustable battle speed, an auto-battle setting, and more.

Immersive World

Deep exploration of a vast world map with an abundance of rich and captivating locations to discover, challenging players to overcome many unexpected encounters during the journey.

Experience a Timeless Musical Score

An immersive, authentic, and diverse musical composition that captures the timeless essence and magic of the Dragon Quest universe.

Pre-Order Bonuses

Pre-orders for the standard physical or digital edition of DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake will include a free Trouble-Free Travel Kit in the game. The Trouble-Free Travel Kit contains the following items:

  • Elevating Shoes x1
  • Seed of Strength x3
  • Seed of Defence x3
  • Seed of Agility x3
  • Seed of Life x3
  • Seed of Magic x3

Collector’s Edition

  • Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake Standard Edition physical game
  • Collectible game storage box for both Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake and Dragon Quest I & II HD-2D Remake
  • Dragon Quest III character, monster and logo acrylic blocks complete set
    • Including 20 vocations, 2 boss monsters, and logo
  • The Adventurer Accessory Kit (Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake in-game items)
    • Ring of Strength x1
    • Dragon Scale x1
    • Words of Wisdom x1
    • Cat Suit x1
  • Exclusive digital wallpapers x2
  • The Trouble-Free Travel Kit (as detailed)

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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the most beautiful game of this Nintendo Direct

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Random_Matt (on 18 June 2024)

Cool, playing VIII at the moment. Crazy how I have to have three different platforms for a few of them.

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Jumpin (on 18 June 2024)

Glad this one came back from the dead. I love the original trilogy.

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Leynos (on 18 June 2024)

YES! All 3 games! Amazing games made better. RPGs are back!

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JRPGfan (on 18 June 2024)

Switch turned out to be such a good little rpg machine :)

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SanAndreasX JRPGfan (on 18 June 2024)

It’s passed the PS1 and PS2 in my book.

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2zosteven SanAndreasX (on 18 June 2024)

i agree, and without the newest numbered FF titles

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APerfectCircle SanAndreasX (on 19 June 2024)

No lol

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APerfectCircle JRPGfan (on 19 June 2024)

It comes on all platforms ps1 still king of Jrpgs and snes

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