Dragon Quest XI S for Nintendo Switch Will "Still Take Quite Some Time"; Devs Talk Localization and More

Dragon Quest XI's Producer and Director talk about development and localization of the game and hint that the Nintendo Switch version is still a ways off.

September 28, 2018

Square Enix just published a video featuring Dragon Quest XI Producer Hokuto Okamoto and Director Takeshi Uchikawa.

In the video, the pair talks about many aspects of the development and localization of the game, and explain once more why the 3DS version won’t make it to the west, as it simply didn’t make sense business-wise for Square Enix.

We also get a mention if Dragon Quest XI S for Nintendo Switch, which is “still in the midst of development” including the Japanese version, and developers “expect the development to still take quite some time.” Since the team did its best to bring to the west the PS4 and PC versions, they hope that


You can check out the full video below.

If you want to learn more about the game (which is currently available for PS4 and PC and can be purchased on Amazonyou can read my review. Youn can also check out the logo of the Switch version, which is literally the only thing we saw so far.

Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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