Kingdom Hearts III Story To Be 40-50 Hours Long; 80 Hours Of Content Confirmed
Kingdom Hearts III is setting out to be a massive game, and it seems like players will need to invest quite a bit of their time to see everything the game has to offer.
In a recent preview posted on Geek, a Square Enix representative confirmed that it will take around 40-50 hours to complete the Kingdom Hearts III story and even more to discover all of the game's secrets.
In addition to the main story, players can look forward to several mini-games. One is a cooking game with Remy from Ratatouille. You must find ingredients hidden across several of the worlds and use them to create new recipes. There are 20 different old-school Tiger Toys/Game & Watch style 2D side scrolling games based on Mickey cartoons from the 1930s and 40s. Building your Gummi ship (used for traveling to each world) is pretty much a mini-game of its own. Kingdom Hearts 3 is around 40-50 hours if you stay on the critical path. Including the mini-games, players can expect 80+ hours of content.
The Square Enix rep also talked about some gameplay details, mentioning that Keyblades can be leveled up, allowing players to use a weapon they love even long after it has been obtained.
Players can now equip up to three different keyblades at once. They can also level up each keyblade to make them stronger. Before, there was no incentive to continue using keyblades obtained from previous worlds since the newer keyblades were more powerful. Now, keyblades you have a fondness for are viable even later in the game since you can level them up.
Kingdom Hearts III launches on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 25th.