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Square Enix's on-again, off-again relationship with Nintendo consoles appears to be on-again. According to a recent Weekly Famitsu article, Dragon Quest X's producers confirmed that a version for Nintendo's upcoming console, codenamed the NX, is currently in development.
Dragon Quest X has had a long, somewhat troubled history. The first massively multiplayer online game in the series, it was first released in the declining days of the Nintendo Wii. It later received Wii U, 3DS and PC ports (and even a bundle containing both the 3DS and Wii U versions), but none of these have ever left Japan. Previous titles in the long-running series tended to come out once a console generation's "winner" had already been decided, nearly always landing on the platform that had demonstrated it had the largest install base. The Wii U version broke this rule but was a carryover from the Wii, which outsold both of its competitors in the last console generation.... read more