Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far PS4 Game Collection Revealed for U.S. Release
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The Twitter account for the Kingdom Hearts franchise revealed on Friday that Square Enix will release a game collection titled Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far for the PlayStation 4 in the United States only. The collection will launch on October 30 for US$39.99.
The collection will include two discs with the Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue games.
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix shipped in 2013 and included:
- Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix (an updated version of the original Kingdom Hearts game)
- Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories (a 3D remake of Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories)
- HD remastered versions of the cinematics from Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix shipped in 2014 and included:
- Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix (an updated version of Kingdom Hearts II)
- Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix (an updated version of Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep)
- HD remastered versions of the cinematics from Kingdom Hearts Re:coded
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue shipped in January 2017 and included:
- 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- (a brand-new short episode tied to the 2011 Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix PSP game)
Square Enix will release Kingdom Hearts III on January 25 in Japan for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and on January 29 in the West. Confirmed worlds include Big Hero 6, Toy Story, Tangled, Monsters, Inc., Pirates of the Caribbean, Frozen, and the returning Olympus Coliseum world. Music producer Skrillex, singer Hikaru Utada, and record producer Poo Bear are collaborating on the opening theme song "Face My Fears." Utada is also performing the ending theme song "Don't Think Twice" (the song with Japanese lyrics is titled "Chikai" or "Oath").