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Kingdom Hearts 3 delayed to early 2019

UPDATE: A world based on Disney's Frozen revealed.

By Wesley Yin-Poole. 10/06/2018

UPDATED STORY 9:30pm: The latest destination to be added to Kingdom Hearts 3 is Frozen, it has been revealed.

Showing up at Microsoft's E3 press conference, new gameplay showcased a first look at the world and its starring characters, including Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf.

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The footage also showcased some new Keyblade transformations and some cameos from Wreck it Ralph and Tangled, too. Watch it below:


ORIGINAL STORY 7am: Square Enix has delayed Kingdom Hearts 3 to early 2019. It was due out later in 2018.

That's the bad news. The good news is the long-awaited Disney / Final Fantasy cross-over RPG finally has a firm release date: 29th January 2019 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Director Tetsuya Nomura issued a statement on the delay, apologising while pointing to Square Enix's upcoming E3 media briefing:

"We've announced the release day for Kingdom Hearts 3 ahead of E3 at the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra - World Tour-. I'm sorry that we're asking for a little more time than initially planned. Please look forward to other information, including a few trailers at E3. Thank you."

That's that, then. Expect to see more of Kingdom Hearts 3 during Square Enix's E3 media briefing, which kicks off 6pm UK time on Monday 11th June.

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