The Kingdom Hearts Franchise Is Coming To PC Next Month

Square Enix has announced that they will release Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 RemixKingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter PrologueKingdom Hearts III + Re Mind, and Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory for PC exclusively via the Epic Games Store on 30 March 2021.

Kingdom Hearts producer Ichiro Hazama said:

“It is truly a great pleasure to bring so many Kingdom Hearts adventures to PC gamers around the world.

Our collaboration with Epic Games is one that stretches back to the development of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, and as part of this ongoing relationship, the team at Epic Games have been incredibly supportive in helping us make this a reality.

I’m incredibly excited for so many new players to discover and enjoy the action, magic and friendship of Kingdom Hearts on PC.”

Each title (listed below) is also currently available for PS4 and Xbox One. Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory is the only game in the franchise that is also available on the Nintendo Switch.

There are technically four different “titles” you can purchase (though two of them contains multiple games in one each); check out their Epic Games Store pages below:

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix is an HD remastered collection is an essential collection, featuring:

  • Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories
  • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (HD Remastered cinematics)
  • Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (HD Remastered cinematics)

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue

  • Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD – A full-HD remaster. Sora and Riku take on the Mark of Mastery exam in preparation for their coming showdown with Master Xehanort.
  • Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover (movie) – A new HD movie that tells the mysterious story of the Foretellers from the series’ origins
  • Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A fragmentary passage – – A brand new episode that links to Kingdom Hearts III.

Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind

This one comes complete with the Re Mind DLC. In the meantime, check out my review of the game here.

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

The first (and only) rhythm game in the franchise so far. In the meantime, check out my review of the game here.

You can also head on over here my thoughts discussing the future of the franchise post-Kingdom Hearts 3, or check out my ranking of all the Kingdom Hearts games here (sans Melody Of Memory).

Author: Alleef Ashaari

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