The release date for Kingdom Hearts III has been officially announced. First confirmed to be in development at E3 2015, the release date of January 29, 2019, was first announced during the current Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour and later confirmed on the game’s official Twitter feed.
— Kingdom Hearts (@KINGDOMHEARTS) June 10, 2018
The storyline of Kingdom Hearts III will be a continuation of the story from 2012’s Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance and will serve as the final chapter of the “Dark Seeker/Xehanort” saga. As for the game’s locations, locations from Big Hero 6, Tangled, Toy Story and Monsters, Inc will be featured along with returning locations such as Olympus, the Mysterious Tower and Twilight Town.
Kingdom Hearts III is scheduled to be released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on January 29, 2019.
Words by Megan Roxburgh