Dragon Quest VIII Returns for 3DS in North America in 2017; Dragon Quest VII Now Available for Pre-Order with Theme

on September 1, 2016 10:21 AM

As a classic of the JRPG genre, the beloved Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King has been available to Japanese 3DS owners for quite some time in portable form, while fans in North America will be able to play the title on 3DS in

During today’s 3DS-focused Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that the 3DS version of Dragon Quest VIII will be released in 2017 for North America, making the wait just a little bit longer but (hopefully) worth the wait to relive the title.

Along with the release for Dragon Quest VIII, Nintendo also shared some new footage of the upcoming Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past for 3DS, which is now available for pre-order and will include a free 3DS theme with purchases.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past will release for 3DS on September 16th, 2016, while Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King will release for 3DS in North America in 2017.

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