Various rumors regarding Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts 3 have been floating around the internet for quite some time now. The latest reports about this upcoming game suggest that a particular voice actor who worked on Final Fantasy VII might be involved in it.
Steve Burton who lent his voice to the popular character, Cloud Strife of Final Fantasy VII is rumored to be working on Kingdom Hearts 3. Burton was enquired by a fan on his Twitter account whether he would be involved in the upcoming installment of Kingdom Hearts 3.
Burton answered the question by stating- “Doing something in a few weeks! I’ll let you know. :)” This has sparked rumors that the voice actor might be involved in the development process of Kingdom Hearts 3.
However, since he did not specifically mention anything about Kingdom Hearts 3, there is also the possibility that he might be talking about his involvement in the remake of Final Fantasy VII. That being said, Burton’s involvement in Kingdom Hearts 3 would mean that the character Cloud Strife is making a comeback to the franchise with the upcoming game.
Cloud Strife made his first appearance in the franchise with the very first game. He was incorporated as a negative character into the game. Hades was the one who was seen controlling this character. Cloud Strife was tasked with eliminating the protagonist of the game- Sora and also his friends.
Along with Cloud Strife some other Final Fantasy VII characters that have made an appearance in the Kingdom Heart series include the likes of – Tifa Lockheart, Aerith Gainsborough, Yuffie Kisaragi, Sephiroth, and Cid.
Another voice actor Jim Cummings has already confirmed that he will be involved in Kingdom Hearts 3. Cummings has been the voice behind the two renowned characters- Winnie the Pooh and Tigger.
His involvement in Kingdom Hearts 3 has given confirmation to the fact that the game will feature Tigger and Winnie the Pooh. The inclusion of these two characters in Kingdom hearts means that the game will feature the 100 Acre Woods world.
A renowned website reports that the upcoming game might see the return of the Daybreak Town world. A particular YouTube channel that goes by the name of The Gamers Joint claimed that the developers will incorporate a 3D version of the Daybreak Town in the upcoming game.
The channel also stated that whenever Sora and his friends are not traveling to other worlds, they will be seen taking refuge in the Daybreak Town world. Till now, three worlds that will be found in the game have been confirmed by the developers. These are- Tangled, Hercules and Big Hero.
Apart from these, fans might find several other worlds in the game that include the likes of- The Good Dinosaur, Finding Nemo and The Incredibles. Fans have been quite forthcoming with suggestions regarding the addition of various worlds.
The list of most requested worlds includes the likes of- Brave, Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, Toy Story, The Jungle Book, The Emperor’s New Groove, Monsters Inc., and Wall-E.
It was previously reported that Kingdom Hearts 3 will feature more than one playable character. Tetsuya Nomura, the director of the game detailed that among the various playable characters that the game will contain, players will be able to control at least three.
However, the director abstained from divulging any details regarding the characters that players will be able to control in the game.
Various reports claim that the tussle that has been going on between Sora and Xehanort since the beginning of the franchise will come to an end with the upcoming game. Kingdom Hearts 3 is reportedly going to be the final chapter in the Dark Seeker saga.
The story revolving around Kingdom Hearts might finally be revealed in the upcoming game. It was reported that Kingdom Hearts might actually be a physical place. It is being touted as a land of pure light.