The game was rereleased in Japan for the Wii in a collection with Dragon Quest and Dragon Quest II called Dragon Quest 25 Shuunen Kinen: Famicom & Super Famicom Dragon Quest I-II-III.
Changes in the Switch version
|Electronic Gaming Monthly||7/10|
Dragon Quest III received mostly positive reviews.
- On the day of its NES release in Japan, there were hundreds of arrests for truancy. This is due to the fact that many students skipped school to purchase the game. Because of this, Enix would abstain from releasing future Dragon Quest games on school days.
|Dragon Quest series|
|Main series||Dragon Quest (I & II) • II (I & II) • III (I-II-III) • IV • V • VI • VII • VIII • IX • X • XI|
|Dragon Quest Monsters Series||Monsters (Remake) • Monsters 2 (Remake) • Caravan Heart • Joker • Joker 2 (Pro) • Joker 3 (Pro)|
|Mystery Dungeon Series||Torneko no Daibōken • The Last Hope • Torneko 3|
|Slime Series||Slime MoriMori Dragon Quest • Rocket Slime • Slime Mori Mori Dragon Quest 3|
|Spin-offs||Swords • Monster Battle Road Victory • Wars • Itadaki Street DS • Fortune Street • Heroes I + II • Theatrhythm • Builders • Builders 2 • Rivals|
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