While us Nintendo Switch owners are still waiting for Dragon Quest XI S on the system, Square Enix is undoubtedly thinking about the next entry in the successful franchise. Speaking at the computer entertainment developers conference Hori spoke briefly about plans for the next game in the series.
“How is the 12th entry going?”
Horii responded, “I actually already came up with the keywords, but I can’t say anything here. (Laughs.)”
The game designer added, “However, since Dragon Quest XI‘s scenario was well-received, this time I want the same reception for the gameplay systems, but I could also surprise everyone and make it an epic. Now I just feel like teasing everyone. (Laughs.).”
Furthermore, Horii said, “I keep absentmindedly thinking about making the theme the feeling of ‘wanting to make dreams come true.’”
Likely discussing the topic more than he should, Horii closed by saying that a Dragon Quest XII is “still many years away.”