During the KH Orchestra – World Tour, held in Los Angeles, California, a Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer was released. The gameplay includes the Olympus Keyblade and its Keyblade Transformation (Counter Shield) along side various shot locks, limit commands and drive forms (Second Form). Other story related scenes involves Maleficent and Pete meeting Hades, who are all former members of the Council of Disney Villains. Will the Council of Disney Villains have some involvement in KH3? Sora, Donald, and Goofy are also seen conversing with Xemnas and Ansem, Seeker of Darkness, in front of the Old Mansion in Twilight Town.

Translations, basically insinuate that Maleficent and Pete are looking for a black box in Olympus Coliseum and went to Hades to obtain the information. Xemnas tells Sora that in order to bring back Roxas. He must call upon the darkness.