Dragon Quest creator teases 30th anniversary plans

"Many projects in planning" for the big 3-0.

Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii welcomed the New Year in a message on the official Dragon Quest X website, teasing plans for the series’ 30th anniversary.

Happy New Year, everyone. There is just one year to go until the 30th anniversary of Dragon Quest.

In February, we will release Dragon Quest Heroes, and in March, Theatrhythm Dragon Quest. Additionally, while still to be announced, there are many projects in planning as we head towards the 30th anniversary. And then there’s the release of Dragon Quest X Version 3.0 in the spring. Together alongside our fans and development staff, I hope we keep making the series even bigger and better!

Life is a role-playing game. Here’s to many more years to come of Dragon Quest!

Dragon Quest IX was announced in December 2006, the series’ 20th anniversary year, and released in its 23rd anniversary year of 2009. Dragon Quest X was announced in August 2011, the series’ 25th anniversary year, and released in its 26th anniversary year of 2012. If this pattern continues, we likely won’t see the announcement of Dragon Quest XI until some point next year.

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