Kingdom Hearts IV is formally within the works. Sq. Enix introduced the upcoming installment throughout an occasion in Japan to have a good time the collection’ Twentieth-anniversary. You watch its trailer within the video embedded above.
The trailer doesn’t instantly begin with Kingdom Hearts IV — it additionally contains clips from the newly-announced cellular sport, Kingdom Hearts Lacking-Hyperlink, so that you’ll should skip to the 4:09 mark to get a glimpse at Kingdom Hearts IV.
As soon as the trailer opens, you’ll see Sora get up within an condo as what seems to be a large heartless units foot within the metropolis. Sora whips out his Keyblade, parkouring and grappling his means in the direction of the enemy. On the very finish of the trailer, Goofy and Donald Duck wander in darkness, coming face-to-face with an unknown risk.
The artwork model this time round appears much more reasonable, though Sq. Enix notes the trailer comprises improvement footage that’s “topic to alter.” In a press release, Sq. Enix says Kingdom Hearts IV takes place within the metropolis of Quadratum, and introduces us to a brand new character named Strelitzia, who additionally seems within the trailer:
Sora makes a triumphant return with an up to date look initially of an epic new storyline titled the “Misplaced Grasp Arc.” Starting with Sora going through off in a boss battle towards a large enemy, gamers are launched to the Quadratum, a big, expansive metropolis set in a beautiful, reasonable world not like something ever seen earlier than within the KINGDOM HEARTS collection. Followers can be excited to see the return of Sora’s well-known companions Donald and Goofy, along with the primary look of Strelitzia, a mysterious new character who seems earlier than Sora on this unusual new setting.
There isn’t any phrase on a launch date for Kingdom Hearts IV. Sq. Enix says Kingdom Hearts Lacking-Hyperlink can be out there as a closed beta on Android and iOS in “particular areas” this August.
Replace April tenth 9:45AM ET: Up to date so as to add a quote from Sq. Enix’s press launch.