Creator Yuji Horii has confirmed during a recent radio program that Dragon Quest XI is currently in development. Horii has hinted the game may come to consoles.
When the topic of Dragon Quest‘s future came up, Horii said development of Dragon Quest XI is advancing towards the series’ 30th anniversary, which is in 2016. He also said he wants to play it on a big screen, suggesting the game is in development for console (rather than smartphones). A specific platform was not revealed. The Dragon Quest’s 30th anniversary is in 2016.