'Kingdom Hearts 3' Latest News, Release Date & Update: Will Game Live Up To The Hype?

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Jul 14, 2016 12:00 AM EDT

Even with the release of "Kingdom Hearts 2.8" Final Chapter Prologue the hype for "Kingdom Hearts 3" didn't die down. But the recent ranking for "Kingdom Hearts 3" is shockingly unimpressive. What went wrong?

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Fans were expecting that Disney and Square Enix will give them even just a tiny bit of information about "Kingdom Hearts 3" at E3 2016 but the company and developer remained tight-lip about it.

It is already confirmed that "Kingdom Hearts 2.8" Final Chapter Prologue is coming out worldwide this December 2016. But according to the the "Kingdom Hearts 3" trailer, the highly-anticipated game is "currently in development."

Could the delay and lack of information be the reason why "Kingdom Hearts 3" is losing its popularity?

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The "Kingdom Hearts 3" co-director Tai Yasue explained that "Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue" is the key to understanding the storyline of "Kingdom Hearts 3."

If you will not know anything about Aqua's sorrow and torment in "Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue," you will not be able to attach yourself to the character when you finally get your hands on the much awaited "Kingdom Hearts 3."

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Although the reason for "Kingdom Hearts 3" losing the hype is still unknown, it is not hard to piece the puzzle that there's a big possibility that fans may have gotten tired of waiting. And now they are told to play "Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue" first before tackling "Kingdom Hearts 3" and a lot may not appreciate that.

Plus, there is no official update about the "Kingdom Hearts 3" which probably resulted to fans losing their excitement and interest.

Gaming Bolt reports that "Kingdom Hearts 3" only nabbed the 8th spot in the latest Famitsu Charts

The site revealed that this has been the highest position that "Kingdom Hearts 3" ever reached. Unfortunately, the much-hyped "Kingdom Hearts 3" has never reached the Top 5 in the Famitsu Charts for months now.

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