Square-Enix and Disney finally have a release date for Kingdom Hearts III.
After being teased at for years, the long-awaited game will be coming out Jan. 29 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
“With the release set for next January, I apologize for having to ask for a little more time than what was previously announced” said Director, Tetsuya Nomura. “The entire development team is pouring their love for the franchise into Kingdom Hearts III and is striving to create a game that all players will enjoy. We are currently at the last stages of development but will work tirelessly until the end to deliver the very best Kingdom Hearts game to date.”
Square-Enix also unveiled a new trailer for the game during E3 2018 that features the cast of Frozen and the familiar frosty landscapes of Arendelle alongside Queen Elsa.
“In Kingdom Hearts III, we are excited that players will have a chance to explore an entirely new adventure set in the world of Frozen,” comments Peter Del Vecho, Academy Award-winning producer, Walt Disney Animation Studios. “It has been such a pleasure to work alongside their creative team to painstakingly recreate the look and feel of our world and watch them bring our beloved Frozen characters to life.”
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“I have been so impressed working with the Kingdom Hearts’ team," says Roy Conli, Academy Award-winning producer, Walt Disney Animation Studios. "heir artistic commitment and attention to detail creating the world of our films is truly extraordinary. It's been a great partnership,”
Kingdom Hearts III can be digitally pre-ordered via the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store.
The game has not yet been rated by the ESRB.