In an interview with Playstation Japan that took place after the Playstation Awards 2016, Koei Tecmo Director Tomohiko Sho is believed to have hinted Dragon Quest Heroes III. Sho stated..
Tomohiko Sho (Director): “I think we were able to get this result by having fun making the game, including development. (While sending a look to Square Enix producer Ryota Aomi) From here on as well… I accidentally said “from here on” but… well… it’s best if I didn’t say. ”
Ryota Aomi (Producer): “What, I’m going to make you stop saying such meaningful things!”