First, a little background is in order. Remember, it was mid-September. On the occasion of the last Nintendo Direct of the year, Masahiro Sakurai makes an appointment on October 05, 2024 for the presentation of the last character to join the Super Smash Bros. roster. Ultimate. A final presentation that served as a farewell (or goodbye?) for the legendary producer of the saga. And on October 05, it is finally Sora who is presented. Main character of the Kingdom Hearts saga, which brings together the universe of Square Enix with that of Disney, this hero has made his future arrival in the game fighting game from Nintendo.
And in the wake of this announcement, the arrival of Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, Kingdom Hearts 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue, as well as Kingdom Hearts III are recorded. The games will be playable in Cloud mode, that is to say thanks to an Internet connection. And today, it’s a release date that is communicated by the official page of Kingdom Hearts: the three games as well as the compilation will be available on February 10, 2024. Three playable demos are already available.
In addition to announcing a release date for these three games, Kingdom Hearts took the opportunity to communicate around a special event. Indeed, the saga celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! The first opus was released on PlayStation 2 throughout 2002 with a first release in Japan, one in the United States then Europe and Australia to finish. An anniversary Square Enix is celebrating next month in Tokyo:
On April 10th we’re hosting a Kingdom Hearts 20th anniversary event in Tokyo!
We’ll kick off the 20th anniversary celebrations with a mini concert, a chat and Q&A with the development team, an exhibition and much more. A video of the event will be made available at a later date. pic.twitter.com/gNLAs2waV6
— KINGDOM HEARTS (@KINGDOMHEARTS) January 18, 2024
What’s on the program? A mini-concert, a discussion area, a question and answer session with the development team, an exhibition and “much more”. Difficult to know concretely what is hidden below, but it must be recognized that it arouses our curiosity. That being said, Kingdom Hearts ensures that a video of the event will be available at a later date.