‘Kingdom Hearts’ Saga Gets 13 Jun Release On Steam

Three years after its debut on the Epic Games Store, the Kingdom Hearts series is finally due to hit Steam. The beloved meeting of Square Enix JRPG and classic Disney characters will be available on the platform for the first time starting 13 June — and with multiple games to boot.

Kingdom Hearts Steam

According to the official announcement post, this collection includes the entire “Dark Seeker Saga”, namely Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, and Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind. There’s also an option for the Kingdom Hearts Integrum Masterpiece bundle, comprising all of the above compilations.

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But as those in the gaming community would know, the series is notorious for its convoluted uh, almost everything, from story to naming conventions. To keep track of the list, here’s what comes in each collection:

  • Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX
    • Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories
    • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
    • Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix
    • Kingdom Hearts Re:coded
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
    • Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD
    • Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A fragmentary passage –
    • Kingdom Hearts X Back Cover (movie)
  • Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind
    • Kingdom Hearts III
    • Kingdom Hearts III Re Mind DLC

Notably, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX features “textural updates to its graphics”. Those who purchase Kingdom Hearts III + ReMind DLC or the Integrum Masterpiece bundle will additionally receive a Steam-exclusive Keyblade called Dead of Night. A trailer featuring a newly recorded version of the series’ theme song, “Simple and Clean” is set to premiere on 21 May at 8.01 am PT / 11.01 am ET (11 pm SGT), which can be viewed below.

The long-running JPRG debuted on the PlayStation 2 in 2002, and currently spans 13 titles across multiple platforms. A fourth mainline entry is in the works, with the previously announced Kingdom Hearts: Missing-Link mobile game slated to launch on iOS and Android devices in 2024.