We honestly have no damn clue what Square Enix is thinking with these Kingdom Hearts titles, but sometimes you just gotta go with the flow.
Anyway… not that you can tell from the crazy title but Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is an HD remastered version of the Nintendo 3DS release Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] (our review here). The compilation also includes the playable Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep ? A Fragmentary Passage ? and a movie titled Kingdom Hearts ? [chi] Back Cover. Both are better explained below in Square Enix’s announcement.
Hey at least we have some easy to digest screens along with an upcoming trailer set to be released on 9/17/2015!
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue screens:
SQUARE ENIX and Disney Interactive today revealed that development has begun on KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, a compilation that brings the popular KINGDOM HEARTS [Dream Drop Distance] to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system platform remastered in high definition.
Originally released in 2012, KINGDOM HEARTS [Dream Drop Distance] HD is a full-HD remastered version of KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance]. Series protagonists Sora and Riku take on the Mark of Mastery exam in preparation for coming threats. The signature action of the KINGDOM HEARTS series has evolved, allowing players to experience faster-paced battles and exploration at a blistering pace.
This newly remastered title also features:
- KINGDOM HEARTS 0.2 Birth by Sleep ? A Fragmentary Passage ?
- A completely new playable episode that links to the story of KINGDOM HEARTS III, taking place after the storyline of KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep played from the perspective of Aqua.
- KINGDOM HEARTS ? [chi] Back Cover (movie)
- A new HD movie that tells the mysterious story of the Foretellers, connecting the earliest parts of the series? history, showcased in the upcoming mobile title KINGDOM HEARTS Unchained ?[chi].
The new announcement trailer will debut on the official KINGDOM HEARTS YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/KingdomHearts
) on Thursday, Sept. 17.