SQUARE ENIX AND DISNEY DEBUT NEW MOBILE EXPERIENCE KINGDOM HEARTS DARK ROAD
Discover the Untold Story of the KINGDOM HEARTS Series’ Greatest Villain
LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2020) – SQUARE ENIX® and Disney announced today that KINGDOM HEARTS Dark Road, a new original story and unique gameplay experience within the hit mobile game KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road, is now available to all players as a free update. KINGDOM HEARTS Dark Road expands on the epic mobile adventure and brings players to an early chapter of the KINGDOM HEARTS series, following the mysterious teenaged Xehanort on his path to become the Seeker of Darkness.
KINGDOM HEARTS Dark Road features easy-to-learn, card-based gameplay, optimized for touch-based controls on mobile devices. Together with a teenage Xehanort, a young Master Eraqus, and a cast of newly introduced Keyblade Wielders, players will travel through familiar Disney worlds to defeat Heartless and uncover the mysteries surrounding Xehanort’s past.
SQUARE ENIX and Disney also recently announced that KINGDOM HEARTS fan looking for more adventures can look forward to KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory, an immersive musical journey filled with memorable Disney and KINGDOM HEARTS songs, worlds and characters, that will be coming to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One family of devices and Nintendo Switch™ system later this year. Players will embark on musical escapades in a new KINGDOM HEARTS story, featuring more than 140 familiar songs and characters, including Sora, Goofy and Donald. For more information visit: https://www.kingdomhearts.com/
KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road is available now as a free-to-play app (with in-app purchases) through the App Store® and on Google Play Store™ and the Amazon Appstore. For the latest assets, please visit the press site at http://sqex.to/Media.
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Official KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] Website: https://www.kingdomhearts.com/
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Official KINGDOM HEARTS Dark Road Website: https://www.kingdomhearts.com/
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About the KINGDOM HEARTS Series
KINGDOM HEARTS is a series of role-playing games created through the collaboration of Disney and Square Enix. Since the first KINGDOM HEARTS was released in March 2002 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the series has expanded with several additional entries. The series celebrated its 15th anniversary in March 2017 and has shipped over 32 million units worldwide. Most-recently, KINGDOM HEARTS III, in 2019, allowed players to join forces with Donald Duck and Goofy for the adventure of a lifetime traveling across worlds based on beloved films like Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Studios’ Pirates of the Caribbean, Big Hero 6, Tangled, Frozen and more. Since launch, the critically-acclaimed RPG has shipped more than five million units globally, both physically and digitally, making it the fastest selling game in the history of the series.
About KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road
With over ten million players worldwide, KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road is a single app that contains two games, KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] and KINGDOM HEARTS Dark Road, both of which players can select from the app’s title screen. KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road lets players uncover story elements from the earliest parts of the series’ history, as well as from KINGDOM HEARTS III. Players can create their very own Keyblade wielder and adventure through Disney worlds with beautiful and stylized art while interacting with a rich cast of memorable Disney characters. The game also features both co-op and player vs player (PvP) modes for players to play with friends and compete on leaderboards to win rewards.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal™. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 151 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 81 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 77 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com.