'Kingdom Hearts 3' Rank 2016: 'KH 3' Popularity Drops, Square Enix Game To Release Soon

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Dec 23, 2016 03:09 AM EST

Fans have been getting more and more impatient with the official release of "Kingdom Hearts 3." It appears that even though "Kingdom Hearts 3" is a much-awaited game, the delay may have been too much for the fans that they lost interest in "Kingdom Hearts 3."

'Kingdom Hearts 3' Rank 2016: Lack Of 'KH 3' Updates Causes Hype For Square Enix Game To Drop, Official Release Date Still Unknown

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

The delay was believed to make way for the "Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue" and to add hype to "Kingdom Hearts 3," but it seems like the plan of Square Enix has backfired this time. It is already confirmed that "Kingdom Hearts 2.8" Final Chapter Prologue is coming out worldwide in January 12, 2017. But according to the the "Kingdom Hearts 3" trailer, the third installment is "currently in development."

'Kingdom Hearts 3' Rank 2016: 'KH 3' Loses Hype, Square Enix Game Struggles To Reach Top 5

In a the latest Famistu Charts, "Kingdom Hearts 3" is ranked in 9th place. Unfortunately, even with the initial hype of the existence of "KH 3," the game has not reached the top 5 yet.

It is not hard to believe that the hype for "Kingdom Hearts 3" has drop for there are so many A-list games being released this Holiday season. With the release date still unkown to the public, gamers have chosen to move on and focus on other games with more interesting updates.

The performance of "Kingdom Hearts 3" has actually improved a few months back. During the previous result of Famitsu chart back in October, "Kingdom Hearts 3" got the seventh spot, which means the hype now is lesser than the last time.

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