Kingdom Hearts III: Everything We Know So Far

The first Kingdom Hearts game released in 2002 with the titular game, beginning a beloved storytelling of the classic light against darkness. Players ventured across worlds and emotional turmoil alongside a determined boy named Sora to save his childhood friend while making others along the way. Soon enough, Kingdom Hearts III will make its debut soon, marking the next entry within the Square Enix franchise.

There have been delays, rumors, and a whole lot of mystery surrounding Kingdom Hearts III, but as we approach E3 2018 the veil of mystery gradually rises. In fact, fans will even receive an official release date during this time as well though there have been nudges of a 2018 timeline. As for the story and worlds players will encounter this time, the developers have shared quite a few secrets already. Alongside Sora will be the loyal and intrepid Donald and Goofy as they traverse through the worlds of Monsters Inc., Tangled, Big Hero 6, Toy Story, Wreck-It Ralph, and more. Pretty much every mainstream star from Pixar and Disney will be there.

Organization XIII makes their reprisal in Kingdom Hearts III and so does the Vanitas, the “Masked Boy”. There will be various keyblades and epic transformations to take for a spin, boss fights of a preposterous scale, flashy Attraction Flows and link attacks. Players can even enjoy fun mini-games when the burden of overcoming evil becomes too much. Aside from the obvious theme of light against dark, here’s everything else we know about the upcoming game and a few screenshots too:

  • Adventure in Disney and Pixar Worlds
    Embark on an adventure that spans the Disney universe: Travel across Disney-Pixar worlds to protect them from
    the Heartless invasion, and befriend and join heroes from Toy Story, Big Hero 6, Tangled, Wreck-it Ralph, Hercules and more.
  • Unlock the Power of the Keyblades
    The powerful Keyblade can now transform into additional forms with new attacks, moves and animations. Players
    can equip multiple Keyblades, and combo their attacks between different themed Keyblades.
  • Experience the Magic
    Cast visually stunning, powerful magic spells to battle the Heartless. Call upon Disney-Pixar friends and partner
    with them for support. Turn the tide of combat by summoning theme park inspired attractions using the all-new
    “Attractions.”
  • Prepare for Battle
    Interact directly with the Disney-Pixar world. Players will fight off swarms of Heartless as they scale massive cliffs,
    dive deep underwater or even as they fall freely through the air.
  • Relive Classic Disney Shorts Through Minigames
    Take a break from saving the world with minigames inspired by classic Disney short films.

E3 2018 is less than a month away, so there’s not long to wait before additional news of the game’s official release date and other juicy details are revealed. Kingdom Hearts III will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. At this time, there’s been no confirmation on a PC or Nintendo Switch release. Knowing that this entry to the KH franchise may be coming soon, what do you hope to see in the game? Let us know what you think in the comments section below or start a conversation on DFTG Facebook page. To stay up to date on gaming news as it happens, follow us on Twitter! Here’s some of our latest:

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