SQUARE ENIX Announces Next Generation Development of KINGDOM HEARTS III
The Highly Anticipated Sequel by Disney Interactive and SQUARE ENIX
Confirmed for PlayStation®4 system and Xbox One
LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013
LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SQUARE ENIX, Inc., the publisher of
SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today
announced KINGDOM HEARTS III, the next chapter in the celebrated KINGDOM
HEARTS franchise that marked its ten-year anniversary in March 2012.
KINGDOM HEARTS III features a mature Sora as the main protagonist who sets
forth on an adventure with Mickey, Donald and Goofy through new and legendary
Disney worlds. KINGDOM HEARTS III will make full use of next generation
console technologies to showcase a stunning universe packed full of worlds
based on Disney properties.
Story of KINGDOM HEARTS III
Believing light and darkness must remain in balance, Master Xehanort seeks to
spark war against the 'tyranny of light' to restore equilibrium.
In an effort to undermine Xehanort's plot, Sora, Donald and Goofy search for
seven guardians of light and the "Key to Return Hearts," while King Mickey and
Riku search for previous Keyblade wielders.
Official Facebook® Page: http://www.facebook.com/kingdomhearts
Official Twitter®: @KINGDOMHEARTS
KINGDOM HEARTS III will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer
entertainment system and Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment
system from Microsoft. KINGDOM HEARTS III is not yet rated. Please visit the
Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more
information about ratings.
About the KINGDOM HEARTS series
KINGDOM HEARTS is a series of role-playing games created through the
collaboration of Disney Interactive and Square Enix. Since the first KINGDOM
HEARTS was released in March 2002 for the PlayStation®2 system, the series has
expanded with six subsequent entries. The series celebrated its 10^th
anniversary in March 2012, and has shipped over 19 million units worldwide.
KINGDOM HEARTS 1.5 ReMIX, a compilation of KINGDOM HEARTS FINAL MIX, KINGDOM
HEARTS Re:Chain of Memories and HD cinematic story videos from KINGDOM HEARTS
358/2 Days will also be available for $39.99 on September 10, 2013.
About Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive, one of the world's largest creators of high-quality
interactive entertainment across all platforms, is the part of The Walt Disney
Company responsible for the global creation and delivery of interactive
entertainment, multi-platform video games, and family-focused content across
all current and emerging digital media platforms.Disney Interactive produces
and distributes a broad portfolio of content from Disney Interactive Games and
Disney Interactive Media.Products and content released and operated by Disney
Interactive include blockbuster mobile, social and console games, online
virtual worlds, #1 kid's entertainment destination Disney.com and the #1
Family/Parenting portfolio on the Web.
Disney Interactive is the interactive entertainment part of The Walt Disney
Company (NYSE: DIS).
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. The Square Enix Group operates a global network
of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual
property, including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units
worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 61 million units worldwide; TOMB
RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 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
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INVADERS, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the
Square Enix Group. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer
Entertainment. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
SOURCE Square Enix, Inc.
Contact: David Yang/Emily Shoji, Square Enix, Inc., (310) 846-0400,
firstname.lastname@example.org; Ross Purnell, Bender/Helper Impact for Square Enix,
Inc., (310) 694-3118, email@example.com
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