Many “procedures” that must be followed?
The Kingdom Hearts 3 series has now succeeded in bringing Sora and friends to explore the world of Disney at a different level than before. The existence of Pixar animated films such as Toy Story, Monster Inc., even the Big Hero Six seems to be a magical power that accompanies the specialties of this game. However, given that Disney properties are not limited to Pixar or original Disney works, many people wonder about the possibility of Marvel and Star Wars Superheroes who are also emblazoned in Square Enix’s
It is believed that Tetsuya Nomura as Director also had time to reflect on this problem. In fact, he actually longed to totally maximize all assets owned by Disney for the development of his Kingdom Hearts franchise. However, based on the various considerations he received, Nomura seemed to have to abandon his ambitious intentions.
Reporting from the interview translation results listed in the Ultimania book Kingdom Hearts 3, Tetsuya Nomura revealed several important things, including about him who knew enough if Disney also had other IP properties such as Marvel and Star Wars.
“It’s true that they (Disney) have it (property rights from Marvel and Star Wars). However, to include it in our games, we still have to work together on contracts separately with other companies. And from there, sometimes there a case where other game companies have already contracted with them. So even though we already have a contract, how it can be included is also not easy and will certainly be full of various rules. “Tetsuya Nomura, Director of Kingdom Hearts 3
Interestingly, this is the reason why the appearance of Mickey Mouse only impressed briefly and was made as mysterious as in Kingdom Hearts 1. Nomura said that at that time he and the teams were given many restrictions by Disney in displaying Mickey characters on-screen, because of their use which incidentally is also being used for other gaming purposes.
While for Marvel and Star Wars characters, this will be a much more difficult thing considering the number of game companies that are currently being incentive to utilize the services of both franchises. The rest for the future, Nomura has long confirmed that the Kingdom Hearts 3 game will soon get an additional DLC story that explains a lot of things before the Kingdom Hearts 4 series will start working.