Kingdom Hearts 3 (KH3) - Kingdom Hearts 3 Release Date Announced!

Kingdom Heart's release date has been released. We discuss the new release date, the reasoning for its delay, and how it compares to previous releases in the Kingdom Hearts series.

KH3 Release Date Announced

Kingdom Hearts 3’s Release Date

The release date for Kingdom Hearts 3 has been announced! The game will be releasing in North America and the European Union on January 29th, 2019. This comes four days after its Asian release on January 25th. It had been originally announced as releasing within 2018, however, was later delayed by a couple of months.

Difference Between Regions

The game releases in different times in the east in the west. While this might be disappointing for some, compared to previous Kingdom Hearts titles, the delay before its Western release is considerably shorter.

Any Chance of Further Delay?

On November 20th, Square Enix’s company Twitter announced that all of the game’s development work had been finished. As such, there is very little chance that the game will be delayed any further.

Reason for Previous Delay

In regards to being delayed past the originally announced release “within 2018,” Tetsuya Nomura stated that it was not due to any delays in production. The company instead wished to push the release date to a time when every country could release at roughly the same time.

Release Dates of All Kingdom Hearts Games

Game Title Release Date (NA) Release Date (EU)
Kingdom Hearts September 17th, 2002 November 15th, 2002
Kingdom Hearts FINAL MIX December 26th, 2002 (Japan Only) December 26th, 2002 (Japan Only)
Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories December 7th, 2004 May 6th, 2005
Kingdom Hearts 2 March 28th, 2006 September 29th, 2006
Kingdom Hearts 2 FINAL MIX March 29th, 2007 (Japan Only) March 29th, 2007 (Japan Only)
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days September 29th, 2009 October 9th, 2009
Kingdom Hearts Coded November 18th, 2008 (Japan Only) November 18th, 2008 (Japan Only)
Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded January 11th, 2011 January 14th, 2011
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep September 7th, 2010 September 10th, 2010
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep FINAL MIX January 20th, 2011 (Japan Only) January 20th, 2011 (Japan Only)
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance July 31st, 2012 July 20th, 2012
Kingdom Hearts χ April 7th, 2016 June 16th, 2016
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix September 10th, 2013 September 13th, 2013
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix December 2nd, 2014 December 5th, 2014
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ (later Union χ) April 7th, 2016 June 16th, 2016
Kingdom Hearts Final Chapter Prologue January 24th, 2017 January 24th, 2017
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix March 28th, 2017 March 31st, 2017
Kingdom Hearts 3 January 29th, 2019 January 29th, 2019

Kingdom Hearts 3 (KH3) Recommended Article List

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Walkthrough Directory Olympus Map and Collectibles
Lucky Emblem Locations How to Unlock Secret Ending
Photo Missions Guide How to Obtain Ultima Weapon
Flantastic Seven Missions Guide Recommended Keyblades
Recommended Armor
Walkthrough
Beginning Choices 100 Acre Wood
Post-Game Unlockables
Database
Keyblades / Staves / Shields Armor / Accessories
Magic / Abilities Link Summons
Enemies Bosses
Synthesis
Synthesis Recipes Synthesis Materials
Helpful Guides
Jiminy's Journal Mini Game Guides
AP Boost Locations Treasure Chest Locations
Gold Hercules Dolls Locations Battlegates Locations
Pre-Release Info
Release Date New Worlds Summary
Series Story Summary Voice Actors and OST
Pre-order Bonuses Game Editions

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