New Kingdom Hearts III Trailer Reveals Monsters, Inc

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During Disney's D23 Expo taking place in Japan, Square Enix revealed a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III, introducing a Monsters, Inc. world to the series.

Turns out the latest entry in Square Enix's crossover RPG series, has indeed received not one, but two new trailers.

The new trailer begins with Sora, Donald and Goofy meeting Marluxia (who is a member of New Organization XIII) in a forest. Here, we see the trio meet Mike and Sully for the first time, as they attempt to get the human girl, Boo, back to her own world. This new song is titled "Don't Think Twice" in English, and "Chikai" (meaning "oath" or "vow") in Japanese.

In addition to this trailer, the new theme song was revealed and is being performed by J-pop singer Utada Hikaru. Square Enix also revealed some news on the Gummi ships feature as well as some aspects of the development process.

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Kingdom Hearts III will be available for Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation® 4 at some point in 2018.

With this latest trailer having a bunch of gameplay to parse through, it's looking very likely that Kingdom Hearts fans will finally get Kingdom Hearts III at the tail-end of this year. The exploration part is said to be a bit "open-world" and the second part is enemy focused through a combat phase.

According to Square Enix, everyone in the Osaka studio is working on Kingdom Hearts 3, with 100 people from its Tokyo studio also involved. Development is now split into three distinct sections: Early, middle, and late. He added: "It is bound to surprise everyone".

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