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Nomura says to expect 'good news' for the Kingdom Hearts 20th anniversary in 2022

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'There are still some unsolved mysteries and characters'

Good news, everyone! Kingdom Hearts is continuing on after Kingdom Hearts III. Wait, that's not good news? You want the series to end? Well too bad!

I for one welcome more of this radical and insane series, especially after that bonkers ending of the latest game. Now, series custodian Tetsuya Nomura is teasing more, right on cue.

Speaking to Dengeki Online (as translated by Gematsu), Nomura says that while the story "reached an end" with the third main entry, he needs to "tie up remaining story loose ends." Series big bad Xehanort seems done done, as Nomura notes specifically that you will likely not encounter him directly, even if his choices and ripples will be felt throughout (which doesn't count out a flashback).

As for how Nomura operates, he tells Dengeki that he "typically plans one sequel ahead" of what he's working on, and although he was sure he wanted a "new protagonist" back when Roxas became a reality, it wasn't necessarily Roxas. But what about a PS5 or Series X Kingdom Hearts? Nomura muses on that too, saying it would "be released after many other companies have already released their titles," so that they could compete.

To that end, he teases that 2022 is the 20th anniversary of Kingdom Hearts, so we should "keep an eye" on him until then. I'm sure some people will: under intense scrutiny!

Kingdom Hearts [Dengeki Online via Gematsu]

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