Square Enix just revealed new information regarding the upcoming JRPG Kingdom Hearts III at the D23 event. Upon taking the stage executive producer Shinji Hashimoto revealed that every key blade will have some sort of transformation, giving new ways to play the game.

The massive reveal however was the inclusion of a Big Hero 6 world coming to the game. Academy Award winning producer Roy Conli delighted fans with the announcement and stating that Big Hero 6 characters will be integral to Kingdom Hearts III. In a video message for D23 attendees, Conli draws parallels between core elements of the animated film and the overarching Kingdom Hearts story, remarking:

“Big Hero 6 is such a special film for me – and we always made sure that each action sequence had a very special meaning. The themes in KINGDOM HEARTS and Big Hero 6 match very well. For instance there’s friendship, really important to both stories, and then of course light over darkness.”it was said that the world of San Fransokyo is perfect for the Kingdom Hearts universe, with both series having a huge story devices in friendship.

No new trailer was shown of the Big Hero 6 world, but with the announcement fans have plenty to speculate on what will no doubt be a magical game, there is also this lovely image to tease of whats to come.

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