Dragon Quest: Echoes Of An Elusive Age
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Square Enix is ​​currently undergoing a large-scale organizational “overhaul” and it seems to have affected Dragon Quest.

according to A new report from BloombergDragon Quest’s “top producer” Yu Miyake, now 56 years old (and having contributed to “numerous” Dragon Quest titles over the years), will “step down” after the new entry’s delay.

Supposedly, he will next “head up” Square Enix’s Tokyo-based smart game division. Miyake first joined the Japanese publisher and developer in 1992.

As for his replacement, 53-year-old NieR producer Yosuke Saito is expected to take over. According to Bloomberg’s sources, Saito appears to be a “strong candidate” for the role and also previously worked as a producer on Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age.

As part of this restructuring, Takashi Kiryu now leads the company as president. No release date or platforms have been announced Dragon Quest XII: Flames of Destiny but we will let you know if there are any significant developments.