At long last, fans of the hits video game series Kingdom Hearts now know when the latest installment will debut. Kingdom Hearts III is set to be released January 29th, 2019.

  • At launch, the game will be available for Xbox One and Playstation 4.
  • The announcement came during the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour performance last night and was later shared on Twitter.
  • A follow-up tweet from Tetsuya Nomura apologized for the wait, saying “I’m sorry that we’re asking for a little more time than initially planned.”
  • Today, a new trailer for the game debuted during Microsoft’s Xbox briefing at E3, featuring Frozen and more:
  • Additionally, a slightly different trailer was shown during the Square-Enix E3 Showcase:
  • At the PlayStation E3 Showcase, a new trailer revealed that Sora and the gang will be returning to the world of Pirates of the Carribean


More on Kingdom Hearts.

  • At the 2017 D23 Expo, it was announced that the game would arrive sometime in 2018. Unfortunately, that is no longer the case.
  • The new release date means Kingdom Hearts III will arrive more than 13 years after Kingdom Hearts II. Back then, the game was released for Playstation 2.
  • Between the two releases, there have been several other entries into the Kingdom Hearts saga, including the recently-rebranded Kingdom Hearts Union X
  • Kingdom Hearts III will feature a number of Disney franchises, including FrozenWreck-it RalphTangeled, and Monsters Inc..
  • Speaking of Monsters Inc., a previous trailer for the game that highlighted the Monstropolis elements was released at the 2018 D23 Expo Japan:

Kingdom Hearts III will be released January 29th, 2019.



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