Check out this Kingdom Hearts 3 (KH3) guide on the latest news about Critical Mode - update details and release date. Play game in harder difficulty with brand new abilities, limitations, & more!
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Update To Be Released on April 23rd
Critical Mode Releases Globally On April 23
According to the official Twitter of Kingdom Hearts 3, the hardest difficulty level in the game called "Critical Mode" will be released on April 23, 2019.
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Check Out The Official Tweet Below:
Greetings, it’s been a while since I last posted. Spring is here, & I hope everyone is doing well. #KingdomHearts III's long-awaited Critical Mode is available as a free update tomorrow (PT).— KINGDOM HEARTS (@KINGDOMHEARTS) April 22, 2019
We’ve changed things up from the previous games, so I hope you enjoy - Nomura pic.twitter.com/Npz8FeKmCK
New Critical Mode Added
What is Critical Mode?
Critical Mode is a Kingdom Hearts 3 game difficulty that is much harder than "Proud Mode." This was first introduced in Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, then added to succeeding titles in the franchise.Check Out Difference In Difficulty Levels Here!
Critical Mode in Previous KH Titles
In the previous KH games, Critical Mode has players deal less damage to foes, with enemies hitting harder & inflicting more damage. This makes it harder to go through the game and boss fights become more challenging.Check Out How Tips To Win In Combat!
Difference Between Previous Critical Mode
Unique "Critical" Abilities
In KH3's Critical Mode, you're given access to a lot of abilities when you start the game. But you're given 3 extra "Critical" abilities to start off with. These help deal more damage or fill command gauges quicker.Check Out All Ability List & Effects!
Critical Mode New Critical Abilities
|Critical Counter||5||- Deal extra damage with reprisals by blocking right before an enemy attack lands.|
|Critical Recharge||3||- Fill situation command gauges more quickly while recharging MP.|
|Critical Converter||1||- Green attraction indicators no longer appear, but filling the gauge always produces a formchange command. Indicators may still appear for certain battles.|
Kingdom Hearts 3 (KH3) Related Article
Story Walkthrough & Guides
|0. Opening||1. Olympus|
|2. Twilight Town||3. Toy Box|
|4. Kingdom of Corona||5. Monstropolis|
|6. Arendelle||7. The Caribbean|
|8. San Fransokyo||9. Keyblade Graveyard|
|10.Scala Ad Caelum||After Beating the Main Story|