'Kingdom Hearts 3' Release Date, News & Update: Sora Meets ‘Star Wars’ & ‘Marvel’ Characters, Explores ‘Frozen’, ‘Tangled’, ‘Big Hero 6’ Worlds?

By Daniel Flores , Updated Sep 29, 2016 10:07 AM EDT
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Square Enix is still not sure on when "Kingdom Hearts 3" will be released and fans are feeling uneasy with the company's indecisiveness. But, despite the delay, avid gamers still believe that there may be a good reason why "Kingdom Hearts 3" is taking so much time.

When Will 'Kingdom Hearts 3' Be Released?

According to The Christian Times, Square Enix is currently engaged in promoting the "Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue." And recently, the company has also been busy with creating huge title games and developing a "Final Fantasy" DLC, which leaves no enough time for the much-anticipated "Kingdom Hearts 3" game.

In a report by Ecumenical News, the co-director of "Kingdom Hearts 3," Tai Yasue, admitted that there is a lot of pressure in making the game since it is going to be the final installment of the franchise. Furthermore, Yasue is also thinking of a good story for the game, making sure that will it connect to the previous "Kingdom Hearts" titles.

Meanwhile, Tai Yasue also mentioned that the "Kingdom Hearts" franchise has a lot of strings and strands due to its multiple world travels. As of now, Square Enix is developing the Dark Seeker Saga, with Xehanort and his group that Sora is battling. Despite that, fans are convinced that "Kingdom Hearts 3" is totally coming!

New Worlds To Explore On 'Kingdom Hearts 3'

There are countless reports stating that "Kingdom Hearts 3" will venture on to new worlds from the Disney Universe. "Kingdom Hearts 3" is also said to feature a different gameplay and it will most likely explore the worlds of "Tangled," "Frozen," "Wreck-it-Ralph," "Big Hero Six" and more, as Gamenguide previously reported.

There is also a possibility that "Kingdom Hearts 3" will feature a "Star Wars" and "Marvel" characters. However, Square Enix is still waiting for Disney to gain permission to use some of its characters to join the game, iTech Post reported.

'Kingdom Hearts 3' Release Date

There are speculation that suggests "Kingdom Hearts 3" will be launched in early 2017 and it will only be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. However, Square Enix has not officially confirmed a release date for "Kingdom Hearts 3" and the company is still not sure of when will it start developing the game.

However, "Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue" is just around the corner that fans can certainly expect the game to come on January 12, 2017. For more "Kingdom Heart 3" news and updates, stay tuned to GamenGuide!

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