‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One at E3 2013 from Square Enix with Disney, Final Fantasy

in Disney, Entertainment, Video Games

During the Sony press conference at E3 2013, “Kingdom Hearts 3” was first announced for the PlayStation 4 console system. It will be the 10th installment in the series. A brief trailer featuring the history of the “Kingdom Hearts” video games was shown, ending with footage from the next generation incarnation of the game featuring Sora once again wielding his key blade.


Video: Kingdom Hearts 3 teaser trailer at E3 2013


It was later revealed that “Kingdom Hearts 3” will also be available for the Xbox One system.

“Kingdom Hearts” first debuted in 2002 for PlayStation 2, followed by “Kingdom Hearts 2” and a series of spin-off games, each featuring characters from “Final Fantasy” games and Disney films. “Kingdom Hearts 3” will be a follow up to the 2006 sequel.

The new game will feature an older Sora on new adventures with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and other Disney characters.

“Kingdom Hearts 3” is available to pre-order now on Amazon for release by the end of 2014.

PlayStation 4 is available to pre-order now for release by the end of 2013.

Xbox One is also available to pre-order now for release by the end of 2013.

38 Comments

  1. Chris

    I won’t lie. I ripped off my shirt in excitement when I saw this during the conference.

    1. Eric

      I did things that make that look innocent…

    2. Carson

      I was too extremely excited, I mean I have played every game from beginning to end and the series had made such an impact on me but I was shocked it isn’t (as of now) being made for the wiiU, Nintendo and Square have made three games for the system and they just jump to Xbox1… I mean that’s pretty disappointing to fans of the game who have the WiiU.

  2. Kevin

    I won’t lie between this and final fantasy xv(versus xiii) I might have cryed alittle. Squares comeback has finally come…

  3. Eli

    Ok sorry for being ignorant but someone explain this to me: if it’s Kingdom Hearts 3, how can it be the 10th installment?

    1. Billy

      Eli. You fail at life.

      1. Eli

        I’m not interested in video games, actually. Just curios since so many Disney fans seem to care about this. No need to be rude.

        1. Cole

          This game has a widely convoluted story and it spans over so many sidegames that it isn’t even fucking funny. I love it for the gameplay. Disney fans love it because this game is Disney. Just with anime looking people thrown in with a shiton of RPG Elements.

        2. Christine

          Eli – KH3 is the third of the titles released on major console which contain the major advances in the plotline. The rest of the games have been released on many MANY handheld devices. 10 includes the remakes, there’s actually seven unique games at this point.

          In order of release (from memory)
          Kingdom Hearts – PS2 (2002)
          Chain of Memories – GBA (remade for PS2 as Re: CoM)
          Kingdom Hearts 2 – PS2 (2006)
          358/2 Days – DS
          Coded (remade for DS as Re: Coded)
          Birth By Sleep – PSP
          Dream Drop Distance – 3DS (2012)

          Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Remix (Remake of KH1, Chain of Memories and 358/2 for PS3)(2013)

          Kingdom Hearts 3 – PS4 (201?)

          It’s a fantastic series and the news was the best part of my day!

          1. EricJ

            I, er, DID NOT KNOW about KH 1.5 Remix 0_0 , but looks like it’s not hitting till September for PS3.
            I’d rather have a backwards-compatible KH3, as there’s really nothing else even convincing me to invest in a PS4, but maybe ten or twelve years down the road, ot if I have to replace my old loyal console.

          2. Christine

            Hahaha yes I’m pretty excited for it, already pre ordered my copy. It’ll be a great way to get new people into it and get myself all caught up for 3.

            I have a suspicion we will see 2.5 (with 2, BBS and probably coded, MAYBE 3D) next year and will get 3 in 2015… Keen to be proven wrong and see it sooner!

        3. EricJ

          Even if you’re not into games and are just diehard Diz-fan, it’s worth playing at least once (and not too challenging for new gamers)–
          Stylistically mixing the overwritten “epic” JRPG style of the Final Fantasy games, and suddenly bringing Donald, Goofy, Aladdin, Simba, Jack Skellington, etc., into the storylines. If you were underwhelmed by Disney Universe or Epic Mickey 2, maybe KH2 was what you were really looking for all along. 🙂

        4. Carson`

          Eli, so KH3 is the tenth installment because several key games have been made that weren’t blatantly called by number. there was KH:Chain of Memories which was for Gameboy Advanced and later remade for PS2, there was 358/2 Days released for the DS, there was coded which was a mobile game but was later remastered and remade for the DS, there is also Birth By Sleep which was made for the PSP, also the most recent installment (not counting KHIII) Dream Drop Distance for the 3ds.

  4. Justin

    If it is coming out on both.. What will the diffrence be.. Most games that come out are better on one console than the other. What do y’all think

    1. Carson`

      well, this whole generation has new consoles, this is the first console KH game in a fairly long time, almost 7 years I believe so I think they are kust making diversity to make the most money… I think the xbox 1 will suffer due to it being Xbox’s first KH game at all Im shocked the WiiU wasn’t given a port!

  5. Sam

    FINALLY! It feels like forever since KH2. It will be great to play alongside Donald and Goofy again. It will also be nice to finally find out what was in that letter Mickey sent them at the end of KH2.

    1. Advent Echoes

      The letter was a summon for Sora and Riku to come to Yinsid for their mark of mastery exam.

  6. Dylan

    FINNNNALLLLYYYYY. Its been years and i never gave up on it but its finally here i was a little disappointed when all the portable games came out but i understand hes been working on final fantasy stuff. I never even knew about re:coded until recently mustve slipped by me.

  7. sammy

    im not even kidding…i read this not even expecting it..jsut as another regular day as one of the biggest kingdom hearts fans…. not even knowing it….but i jumped out of my chair not know what to do in excitemtn!!!!!!!!!NOT ONLY THAT BUT FOR XBOX TO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Damien

    I must have the game. I’m already going to get an xbox one but I was still hoping that they would make it for the xbox 360 so those of us who aren’t able to buy a ps4 or xbox 1 we could play it on a system that we do have.

  9. Leo

    I really think that the new kingdom hearts game should come out for ps3 not just for ps4 and Xbox 1. I just got a new ps3 and I’m not spending more money on a ps4. So plz make it announced for ps3

    1. Ben

      All of this suspense is for the release date of the Ps4 and Kingdom hearts I want to see that day when I have the game in my and the thrill of finally playing the game.

      1. Ben

        I hope Riku and Sora be-friend each other.

        1. Drake

          they already befriended eachother

  10. Mila

    Its about damn time

  11. Raphaël

    Hello I wonder if KH3 will be available on PS3? Because my parents did not want me to buy PS4. I sincerely hope it will be on PS3. Thank you in advance

    1. Trevor

      ik i want it on ps3 too ive played 1 and 2 and chain of memories and i really really want to play 3 but i have no ps4 or the money to get one. I hope they make it for ps3

  12. Yarchow

    Finally, I have played every game except for 3D (no 3DS) and have just been waiting for 3

  13. Sup

    URG why it no be on a computer or 3DS WHY SQUARE ENIX WHY

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