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[UPDATED] Kingdom Hearts III will be playable at San Diego Comic-Con

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#1 CheeseyFlame

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 04:15 AM

With San Diego Comic-Con just around the corner, the SDCC Unofficial Blog has reported a Kingdom Hearts III banner appearing on the Hilton Bayfront parking garage along with other Square Enix games.

An official announcement has yet to be made regarding the presence of a Kingdom Hearts III demo at the event, but information about Square Enix’s lineup should be announced sometime before the event’s commencement on July 19, 2018.

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The Kingdom Hearts III demo was available to the public at E3, Japan Expo Paris 2018 and Anime Expo 2018.

UPDATE [Jul 12, 2018]: Square Enix have officially announced that Kingdom Hearts III will be playable at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 taking place on July 19-22! Attendees will be able to battle against the Rock Titan and explore the world of Toy Story.

UPDATE [Jul 19, 2018]: Tickets are required to play Kingdom Hearts III at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. Square Enix will be distributing tickets at 9:30 AM each day at their booth.

You can read excerpts from the press release below.

SQUARE ENIX UNVEILS ACTION-PACKED LINEUP FOR SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2018

Demos for DRAGON QUEST XI, KINGDOM HEARTS III and Shadow of the Tomb Raider Available on the Show Floor

LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2018) – From July 19-22, SQUARE ENIX® will host gameplay demos, giveaways and other activities at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. At Booth #3829 in the San Diego Convention Center, attendees will be able to play DRAGON QUEST® XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age™, KINGDOM HEARTS III, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider™.

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Fans can also purchase the latest products from the BRING ARTS, TRADING ARTS and PLAY ARTS KAI lines at the booth and participate in the FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game (“FFTCG”) in Gunslinger style matches to win premium FFTCG Promo Cards. Daily giveaways at the booth while supplies last include:
DRAGON QUEST XI double-sided posters and “Mark of Light” temporary tattoos
MOBIUS FINAL FANTASY™ hand fans
STAR OCEAN®: ANAMNESIS™ buttons

The full lineup includes:

[...]

KINGDOM HEARTS III
Platform: Xbox One and PlayStation®4 system
Developer: Square Enix
ESRB: Rating Pending
Available: January 29, 2019
In the upcoming action RPG, KINGDOM HEARTS III, players can join forces with Donald Duck and Goofy for the adventure of a lifetime traveling across worlds based on beloved films like Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6, Tangled, Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean and more. Attendees will be able to experience a boss battle against the Rock Titan from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Hercules and uncover the Toy Box world from Toy Story alongside Woody and Buzz.

[...]

Let us know in the comments if you’ll be attending the event and what you’re most excited to see there!

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#2 Azure Flame

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 06:32 AM

Just so you know, you've got a typo. You listed SDCC as being on June 19, 2018, however it should be July 19, 2018.



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Posted 11 July 2018 - 07:35 AM

Told you guys! I am so hyped hopefully they show of Big hero Six etc. I won’t be disappointed either way! This the year for Kh3 news baby!

#4 Green Sparrow

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 08:07 AM

It's just going to be the same demo we've seen before, I don't care how big a banner they get.

The game is going to be released in round about SIX MONTHS time, and this is going to be the last San Diego Comic Con that KH3 can advertise at, so the giant banner isn't completely out of the question.

The KH community needs to understand that we're in the big KH3 marketing push now and they're going to start seeing KH3 advertisement EVERYWHERE, but that doesn't mean there's always going to be something new. Just because you see a KH3 advertisement on the side of a bus, that doesn't mean there's a demo station on the inside lol :)



#5 Aquaberry

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 08:49 AM

It's just going to be the same demo we've seen before, I don't care how big a banner they get.
The game is going to be released in round about SIX MONTHS time, and this is going to be the last San Diego Comic Con that KH3 can advertise at, so the giant banner isn't completely out of the question.
The KH community needs to understand that we're in the big KH3 marketing push now and they're going to start seeing KH3 advertisement EVERYWHERE, but that doesn't mean there's always going to be something new. Just because you see a KH3 advertisement on the side of a bus, that doesn't mean there's a demo station on the inside lol :)

Totally get this and agree, but as specified in the article, nothing has been confirmed yet. We will update once there is official confirmation. Hopefully fans read and understand that! (Also KH3 was actually recently on a bus, and we didn't report on that before fact-checking lol)

Furthermore, we will be reporting on every event with the KH3 demo in it in order to let our readers/followers know, so they can decide to attend that event in order to play the demo if they'd like to. (I've personally met people at a certain event who thanked me as they only came for KH2.8 demo because they saw the news on KH13, so I'm sure people are/will be especially excited to see KH3 promotion in the six months before it releases!)

#6 Aquaberry

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 08:50 AM

Just so you know, you've got a typo. You listed SDCC as being on June 19, 2018, however it should be July 19, 2018.


That you so much, OP fixed it!

#7 Azure Flame

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 09:01 AM

That you so much, OP fixed it!

Not a problem!  Just figured I'd point it out.

Edited by Azure Flame, 11 July 2018 - 09:01 AM.


#8 Xanjoh

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 09:33 AM

In a way, a Big Hero 6 world trailer would make sense at Comic Con, as it was loosely based on a Marvel series.



#9 Dustin Lübbers

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 10:47 AM

I wonder what those workers who put up those banners and are not familiar with this franchise or with games in general think in this situation.



#10 Matthew Dickendasher

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 10:55 AM

They’re probably familiar with Disney and Pixar so they are probably say “Why is this anime kid hanging with Mickey, Elsa, Woody and Mike” and “Why the poster so dark I thought this is a Disneygame” that’s what they probably say I don’t know. Lol xD

#11 KH4Real

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:26 PM

They’re probably familiar with Disney and Pixar so they are probably say “Why is this anime kid hanging with Mickey, Elsa, Woody and Mike” and “Why the poster so dark I thought this is a Disneygame” that’s what they probably say I don’t know. Lol xD

This is also Kingdom Hearts KH3 is supossed to be dark.



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Posted 11 July 2018 - 03:11 PM

This is also Kingdom Hearts KH3 is supossed to be dark.

I was just responding to Dustin Lubber post. I knew kingdom hearts 3 will have a dark storyline. I was just being funny!

#13 Movies798

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 04:58 PM

Seeing that huge Kingdom Hearts 3 banner puts a huge smile on my face! I'm glad Kingdom Hearts 3 is having this much marketing because it's going to be the biggest game of the Kingdom Hearts series! Plus, I think it's very smart of them to feature Sora along with Mickey, Elsa, Woody, and Mike because those four are one of the most popular Disney Characters in their own franchise. I hope to see more KH3's marketing in the future if this year.



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Posted 11 July 2018 - 05:12 PM

In a way, a Big Hero 6 world trailer would make sense at Comic Con, as it was loosely based on a Marvel series.

Actually...this would make a lot of sense, but i'm gonna set low expectations.



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Posted 11 July 2018 - 07:03 PM

Actually...this would make a lot of sense, but i'm gonna set low expectations.

Same. I think it's more just for advertisement purposes.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 08:34 PM

Thanks for sharing this with us, CheeseyFlame!

 

I think it's awesome that more and more promotion for Kingdom Hearts III is kicking in! It really gets me all the more excited for the game, and it could be that the game has a presence at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego! I'd be thrilled if that was the case! That way, more people could get into the series based on what they see from III, and more new fans would gather! Gahhh, the hype is real! :D



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Posted 12 July 2018 - 06:50 AM

I was just responding to Dustin Lubber post. I knew kingdom hearts 3 will have a dark storyline. I was just being funny!

Oh I see

 

 

Actually...this would make a lot of sense, but i'm gonna set low expectations.

Yeah it didn't show up at Japan Expo while it got a huge Keyblade.

But hey this is a banner who knows.

Actually...this would make a lot of sense, but i'm gonna set low expectations.

Yeah it didn't show up at Japan Expo



#18 Hero of Winds

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 10:10 AM

Oh I see

 

 

Yeah it didn't show up at Japan Expo while it got a huge Keyblade.

But hey this is a banner who knows.

Yeah it didn't show up at Japan Expo

The game was at Japan Expo, i thought. It didn't go to big with anything though



#19 KH4Real

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 10:34 AM

The game was at Japan Expo, i thought. It didn't go to big with anything though

I know I was talking about a trailer or new gameplay.



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Posted 12 July 2018 - 01:47 PM

It would be awesome if we did get a new trailer for the Big hero 6 world here!