Comments coming out of AX 2015 from Dragon Quest’s Yuji Hori earlier today indicated Square Enix was aware of the elevated western interest in the 3DS software and confirmed the idea of localization surely being on the table behind the company:
” Square Enix are aware fans want the Nintendo 3DS remakes of Dragon Quest VII and Dragon Quest VIII in the West. The company is thinking about it “
A couple hours after comments were made the following tweet had been spotted online illustrating the journey wesward for Dragon Quest VII and VIII:
À Japan Expo, quelques heures après notre interview, Yūji Horii vient de confirmer sur scène la sortie "in French" de DQVII et VIII !
— Final Fantasy Ring (@ffring) July 4, 2015
TRANSLATION FROM FRENCH:
“At Japan Expo, a few hours after our interview, Yūji Horii on stage has just confirmed the release “in French” of DQVII and VIII”
Dragon Quest VII and VIII Trailers below: