In addition to providing the year of the game's release, Square Enix also released a surprise Dragon Quest XI S announcement for the first day of 2019. The official website is open as well and is a short trailer for the game:
More details about the upcoming Switch release will be revealed during a Square Enix "Dragon Quest XI Channel S "live stream on YouTube and Niconico in January. This broadcast will feature the creator of the series, producer Hokuto Okamoto and several other individuals involved with the project.
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