Kingdom Hearts III Has Been Delayed To Allow Simultaneous Worldwide Release; Secret Movie Confirmed


Last week, Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura revealed that the game's original 2018 release wouldn't have been good timing for a variety of reasons. In a fresh interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu, he further elaborated on the matter.

According to Nomura, as translated by Mystic, the Kingdom Hearts III delay to January 2019 will allow the game to have a simultaneous worldwide release, a statement which is in line with the previous one mentioning suggestings from hardware manufacturers, marketing teams and more.

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In the same interview, Tetsuya Nomura also revealed some other new details on Kingdom Hearts III. The game is going to feature a secret movie like previous entries in the series, but it hasn't been completed yet. He also revealed that there are no plans to make a public demo available based on the Premiere Demo, but he would still like to find a way to let the public experience the game at the Tokyo Game Show.

Tetsuya Nomura also spoke about a possible Final Mix release. Unlike previous entries, any additional content will likely be added through updates and DLC.

Kingdom Hearts III launches in Janurary 2019 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.