Kingdom Hearts III Development Is Progressing Well

by Damian Seeto

Square Enix has now spoken out on how things are going in terms of the development for Kingdom Hearts III.

Kingdom Hearts III director Tai Yasue recently spoke to 4Gamer on the development for the game so far. Yasue said that development is “pushing forward” for the game as the team is more familiar with Unreal Engine 4. Speaking about Unreal Engine 4, they are trying to give the game a “vivid look” as they are using their own “dedicated shader“.

It appears Unreal Engine 4 has been popular among Japanese game developers. Apart from Kingdom Hearts III, other future Japanese games using the engine include Tekken 7 and Street Fighter V. I’m no expert in game development, but it sounds like Unreal Engine 4 is easy for game developers to use. Not to mention the engine looks great too.

Yasue also added that development for Kingdom Hearts III is progressing to things such as adding new attractions and also key blade transformations. The “new attractions” sound very interesting as many people would like to see the Star Wars, Marvel and Frozen universes making appearances.

Yasue concluded the interview by saying Square Enix will be showing lot more about Kingdom Hearts III in 2015. This is good news as not much was shared about the game in 2014.