Kingdom Hearts 2.8 TGS Trailers Reveal January Launch
posted on by Alex Mateo
Square Enix began streaming the English and Japanese Tokyo Game Show trailers for its Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 (II.8) Final Chapter Prologue PlayStation 4 game collection on Tuesday. The trailers reveal that the title will ship in January 12, 2017 in Japan and January 24, 2017 in North America. The collection was previously slated for a December 2016 worldwide release.
The trailers' descriptions describes the collection further:
It includes never-before-seen scenes depicting a mysterious meeting of the “Foretellers”, the five Keyblade Masters from the Kingdom Hearts origins movie included in the compilation as Kingdom Hearts χ [chi] Back Cover. The trailer also features HD remastered gameplay of Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance HD and new battle scenes from Aqua's adventures in Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A fragmentary passage –
Hikaru Utada sings a newly remixed version of "Simple and Clean" in the trailers.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue will include:
- Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance HD, an HD remaster of the 2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Nintendo 3DS game
- Kingdom Hearts X: Back Cover, a brand-new HD theater video recounting "the series' oldest short story"
- Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep -a fragmentary passage-, with a brand-new short episode tied to the 2011 Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix PSP game