In a recent interview with Game Informer, Kingdom Hearts III Game Director Tetsuya Nomura confirmed that the Gummi Ship will be making a return in the game, but couldn’t say how or what has become of it since we last saw it. Stating..
“In terms of the Gummi Ship making its return, I can confirm on that, but how it is or what has become of it, we’re not able to reveal it at this point. We ask you to stay tuned for more information.”
“The staff members on our development team always want to try something new, so even with previously introduced mechanics, they always try to make it their own or tweak it. Even if it is small or minor, we customize it so that it’s for Kingdom Hearts III.”