In the Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Ultimania (a detailed encyclopedia released on May 1 in Japan), director Tetsuya Nomura dropped a few hints about the future of the series and shared details regarding the game’s mysterious events. In Famitsu this week, he confirmed the Sora scenario Traverse Town demo currently available in Japan for North American distribution.
Kingdom Hearts 3D launched on March 29 in Japan and has since amassed 308,000 sales. It is scheduled for North America and Europe on July 31 and 20, respectively.
Regarding future titles, Nomura claimed he could not say when, but “various developments have already started regarding a new title in the Kingdom Hearts series.” Just this week, he went on to joke that the next title “might be a curve ball.” In Game Informer, he said he feels “that it’s about time that Kingdom Hearts should go back to being on a console.”
If you would like to read the complete translations of his latest interviews, including those from the Kingdom Hearts 3D Ultimania, please check them out on my personal blog. (Please be warned, they are spoiler intensive for fans who have not already completed Kingdom Hearts 3D.)