SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES NEXT GENERATION DEVELOPMENT OF KINGDOM HEARTS III
The Highly Anticipated Sequel by Disney Interactive and SQUARE ENIX Confirmed for PlayStation®4 system and Xbox One
Square Enix the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced KINGDOM HEARTS III, the next chapter in the celebrated KINGDOM HEARTS franchise that marked its ten-year anniversary in March 2012. KINGDOM HEARTS III features a mature Sora as the main protagonist who sets forth on an adventure with Mickey, Donald and Goofy through new and legendary Disney worlds. KINGDOM HEARTS III will make full use of next generation console technologies to showcase a stunning universe packed full of worlds based on Disney properties. The new trailer can be downloaded here and viewed on YouTube*.
Story of KINGDOM HEARTS III
Believing light and darkness must remain in balance, Master Xehanort seeks to spark war against the ‘tyranny of light’ to restore equilibrium. In an effort to undermine Xehanort’s plot, Sora, Donald and Goofy search for seven guardians of light and the “Key to Return Hearts,” while King Mickey and Riku search for previous Keyblade wielders.
KINGDOM HEARTS III will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. KINGDOM HEARTS III is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.
About the KINGDOM HEARTS series
KINGDOM HEARTS is a series of role-playing games created through the collaboration of Disney Interactive and Square Enix. Since the first KINGDOM HEARTS was released in March 2002 for the PlayStation®2 system, the series has expanded with six subsequent entries. The series celebrated its 10th anniversary in March 2012, and has shipped over 19 million units worldwide. KINGDOM HEARTS 1.5 ReMIX, a compilation of KINGDOM HEARTS FINAL MIX, KINGDOM HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories and HD cinematic story videos from KINGDOM HEARTS 358/2 Days will also be available for $39.99 on September 10, 2013.