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Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory Game Announced for Worldwide Release in 2020

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Franchise's 1st rhythm action game for PS4/Xbox One/Switch has 140+ songs

Square Enix announced the Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory game on Tuesday for worldwide release for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in 2020. The company revealed a trailer for the game, which will be the first rhythm action game in the franchise.

The game will feature playable characters from the Kingdom Hearts series. Disney characters will appear to assist the player depending on the stage. The game will feature more than 140 songs, including Kingdom Hearts and Disney music. Online battles and four play modes will be available.

Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts Dark Road smartphone game is delayed "due to current conditions." Square Enix unveiled the new Kingdom Hearts "experience" with the codename "Project Xehanort" on January 23. Square Enix had teased the game as one of two projects with active teams besides the ones working on Kingdom Hearts III and Kingdom Hearts Union χ.

Square Enix released the Kingdom Hearts III game in January 2019 in Japan and the West for the PS4 and Xbox One. The game had shipped more than 5 million copies worldwide, including digital sales, as of February 2019, and is the fastest-selling title in the history of the franchise.

Square Enix originally released the Kingdom Hearts χ ("chi", pronounced "key") PC browser game in 2013, and the game ended service in September 2016. The game inspired the Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ smartphone game, which Square Enix released in Japan in September 2015 and then released in North America in April 2016. It relaunched in April 2017 with the title Kingdom Hearts Union χ [Cross].

Source: Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory's website via Gematsu


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