The game, “Kingdom Hearts 3,” will be playable on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The launch schedule is already known within the company, but Square Enix yet not yet shared details regarding the release to the public. This means that fans will have to set their sights on the upcoming game, instead of hoping for it to appear on TV.
Player are already speculating on the features, characters and worlds that will be included in “Kingdom Hearts III.” The Gamers Joint predicted that Daybreak Town will be part of the new game. It is a hub for the player, similar to Traverse Town and Radiant Garden. The town was previously in “Kingdom Hearts X.” Vine Report added that there might be Star Wars and Marvel characters in the new game. Sora may use a lightsaber and Captain America’s shield at one point. Game director Tetsuya Nomura stated that although they are interested in expanding the game, there are franchise restrictions to consider under the agreement with Disney.
An Amazon listing previously hinted that “Kingdom Hearts III” may be launched earlier than expected. The game is currently available for preorders at $59.99. The listing stated that the item will become available on Dec. 30, 2016. Amazon provided an update, stating that the title will release on Jan. 2, 2017, and that there is no actual release date confirmed by the game developers at the moment.
More updates and details on “Kingdom Hearts 3” are expected soon.