(Warning side story spoilers ahead)

All three turned up in the recent gameplay trailer from PlayStation Experience, and they looked great. However, this intro isn’t all we’re going to be seeing of them. In a recent interview with Famitsu, Producer Yoshinori Kitase, Director Tetsuya Nomura, and Scenario Writer Kazushige Nojima all stated that they would like to explore the characters’ origins a bit more.

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Maybe their deaths will be even more frustrating the second time around since we might have a bit more reason to care after actually getting to know them. They’re still going to die, but maybe all that lost potential will be able to work its way back into the script. Other bits from the interview include hints of the area around Midgar and development getting help from the Kingdom Hearts III team. The rest is information that they can’t share yet.