Square Enix’s Shinji Hashimoto announced that players will be able to team with with the adorable inflatable hero from Marvel/Disney’s Big Hero 6 in Kingdom Hearts 3. The announcement was made at Disney’s D23 Expo yesterday, in which they confirmed that Baymax will join Sora as a companion in San Fransokyo.
Hashimoto described the movie’s characters and city as a perfect fit for the series, while showing off some new concept art of Sora riding on Baymax’s back while fighting a dark version of Baymax. Roy Conli, producer of Big Hero 6 and Tangled (which was also announced as a level at E3,) stated that Kingdom Hearts Big Hero 6 level will take place after the events of the movie.
Square Enix has yet to announce a release date or any other details about the title.