The wait is finally over! Kingdom Hearts III is officially available for fans worldwide to play both digitally and physically!
Director Tetsuya Nomura has stated:
I am thrilled that KINGDOM HEARTS III is now officially out. There are many mysteries in the story, so players will want to take their time so that they don’t miss anything. The adventure lies within the journey, and not just the destination. This story marks one of the greatest experiences Sora will have with his friends, so I hope that the players enjoy it. To all of our fans around the world, thank you for eagerly awaiting this day.
An English version of the animated Launch Day promo video was also uploaded on YouTube. You can view it below.
Remember to install the patches for Update 1.01 inclusive of the Memory Archive, as well as claim any DLC Keyblades you're owed! You can also download Update 1.02, inclusive of the Epilogue video which you can unlock once you finish the game. From January 31 at 7:00 PM JST, you can download the subsequent update and start to unlock the Secret Ending.
Update [Jan 29, 2019]: A Launch Commercial (the English-dubbed version of the 30-second Japanese commercial from December) has also been released! Watch it below.
Are you securing your copy today, or do you have it already? Will you binge through the experience or are you going to play through it slowly and savor the moment? (Some of us may be stuck on the menu screen crying to Dearly Beloved for a while...)
Let us know your play styles and completion plans in the comment below!
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