A two-minute ad was released on Thursday by Square Enix on the upcoming and highly anticipated Kingdom Hearts III game. The ad was first originally aired during the “Soccer AFC Asia Cup 2019 Japan x Uzbekistan TV Asahi’s 60th Anniversary Commemoration” program in Japan.
The official Japanese Twitter account of the game series has been posting a countdown every single day for the past six days which includes an announcement made for each countdown of that day.
The game will be released on January 25 in Japan, following is the worldwide release set for January 29. The following confirmed worlds in the game are Toy Story, Big Hero 6, Monsters Inc., Tangled, Frozen, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Square Enix also confirmed the return of the Olympus Coliseum world.
The opening theme song titled “Face my Fears” is a collaboration of music producer Skrillex, Japanese singer icon Utada Hikaru, and record producer Poo Bear. Utada will also be singing the ending theme song titled “Don’t Think Twice” (“Chikai” or “Oath” for the song containing Japanese lyrics).
During Tokyo Game Show in September last year, game director Tetsuya Nomura said the upcoming game is “most definitely not the end of Kingdom Hearts.” He is also expressed that he wishes to continue Sora’s story and confirms that the final game will have a Xehanort as the main enemy. Kingdom Hearts III will also have a secret movie and the game staff is still deciding on where to where to implement it into the highly-anticipated game.
The franchise is also getting a Kingdom Hearts VR Experience game which will be launched this holiday season for free in English. Sony will also release VR experience of two songs performed by Utada Hikaru this winter which is from her recent concert tour that happened last year.
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