Kingdom Hearts III fans have been anticipating the Re Mind DLC, but the wait is almost over as Square Enix today announced the release dates. Yes – dates – as PS4 owners will get the DLC a month ahead of Xbox One players, with the DLC released January 23 and February 25, respectively.
The DLC adds a new playable episode to the game, with the trailer showing off Final Fantasy characters set to appear in the DLC. With multiple boss battles to be had, Kingdom Hearts III players who’ve finished the game should be eager to jump back in.
Here’s the press release:
KINGDOM HEARTS III KICKS OFF 2020 WITH HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED RE MIND DLC
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 10, 2019) – SQUARE ENIX® invites Keyblade wielders to dive back into the journey with Sora and friends in the KINGDOM HEARTS III Re Mind DLC*, coming to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system on January 23, 2020 and Xbox One family of devices on February 25, 2020.
For players who have completed KINGDOM HEARTS III, the Re Mind DLC provides a new playable episode as Sora adventures to make his way back to his friends and discovers truths that he has never before imagined. The new Re Mind trailer gives players a first look at the FINAL FANTASY® characters set to appear in the DLC, showcasing a glimpse of fan-favorite Aerith from FINAL FANTASY VII.
In Re Mind, players will be able to take on multiple boss battles, a Limitcut and Secret Episode, a new greeting mode, slideshow features and a new “Premium Menu” mode that includes diverse difficulty settings and gameplay challenges.
Additionally, a free patch update** (Version 1.07) is set to be released in January for all KINGDOM HEARTS III players which includes a main story update, new abilities and a new form for Sora along with the addition of Keyblades, “Oathkeeper” and “Oblivion”. Players will also be able to utilize expanded sharing features from January.
KINGDOM HEARTS III is rated E10+ by the ESRB and is available now for the PlayStation®4 system and Xbox One. Fans can pre-order the KINGDOM HEARTS III Re Mind DLC package (priced at $29.99) or KINGDOM HEARTS III Re Mind + Concert Video package (priced at $39.99), which includes all KINGDOM HEARTS III Re Mind content as well as footage from the KINGDOM HEARTS – World of Tres – Orchestra concert recorded in Osaka, Japan on November 30th, 2019.
Pre-orders are open now at https://www.kingdomhearts.com/3/us/dlc/.
*The retail version of KINGDOM HEARTS III is required to use this content. Please also make sure to update to the latest version. This product does not contain the concert video content and it is not available as a standalone purchase. After purchasing this product, you will only be able to view the concert video content by additionally purchasing “KINGDOM HEARTS III Re Mind + Concert Video” at full price.
**The retail version of KINGDOM HEARTS III is required to use this content. Please also make sure to update to the latest version.
Official Website: www.kingdomhearts.com
About KINGDOM HEARTS III
In this action RPG, players can 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 its release on January 29, 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 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 147 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 78 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 74 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.
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