A brand new video of the Kingdom Hearts twentieth Anniversary has arrived, together with a well timed reminder that the cellular spinoff, Kingdom Hearts Darkish Highway, will probably be receiving its last replace very quickly.
Sq. Enix lately launched footage from the Kingdom Hearts twentieth Anniversary occasion, within the type of a YouTube video titled KINGDOM HEARTS twentieth Anniversary Recap Video. The video, just like the occasion itself, is a celebration of all issues Kingdom Hearts, the beloved Disney/Sq. Enix crossover collection which began all the way in which again in 2002.
On the very finish of the video, although, Sq. Enix has slipped in one thing new: a launch date for the ultimate chapter of Kingdom Hearts Darkish Highway. The spinoff, which focuses on the lifetime of collection antagonist Xehanort, will wrap up on August 26, 2022 — simply a few weeks from time of writing — bringing the most recent chapter of Kingdom Hearts‘ sprawling multimedia story to an in depth.
Along with a launch date for Darkish Highway, the twentieth Anniversary Recap video additionally highlights another cellular titles within the collection. One title given particular consideration is Kingdom Hearts Union χ, the beforehand online-only recreation which had its servers shut down in 2021. Union χ is now playable as a standalone single-player expertise in the identical app as Darkish Highway (the app’s title, fittingly, is Kingdom Hearts Union χ Darkish Highway). A lot of the story of Union χ will also be skilled in Kingdom Hearts χ Again Cowl, a movie launched as a part of the Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX assortment.
One other cellular recreation that sees loads of love (and a really flashy trailer) within the video is the upcoming Kingdom Hearts Lacking-Hyperlink. Whereas Lacking-Hyperlink is ostensibly a cellular spinoff, like most Kingdom Hearts spinoffs, it is also apparently fairly essential to the story. Director Tetsuya Nomura has stated that Lacking-Hyperlink will lead immediately into Kingdom Hearts 4, which can be proven off within the twentieth Anniversary Recap.
Kingdom Hearts Darkish Highway is offered without spending a dime on Android and iOS by way of the Kingdom Hearts Union χ Darkish Highway utility. Many of the Kingdom Hearts story may be skilled by Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Last Chapter Prologue, Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts Melody of Reminiscence. Every of these titles may be performed PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Change and Microsoft Home windows, though the Nintendo Change variations of all video games besides Melody of Reminiscence are cloud-based.
Supply: Sq. Enix by way of YouTube