Towards the end of the day today Super Smash Bros. “Sir. Sakurai Presents,” Sakurai himself shared that the Kingdom Hearts franchise will arrive on Nintendo Switch. Kingdom Hearts – HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Prologue to the final chapter, and Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind will come to the console as cloud versions, which means they require a persistent internet connection to play, even if the console is in portable mode.
No release date has been announced, although Sakurai shared that more information would be available at a later date.
– KINGDOM HEARTS – HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX – Cloud version
– KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Cloud Version
– KINGDOM HEARTS III + Re Mind Cloud Version pic.twitter.com/ksKjd5jqhz
– Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) October 5, 2021
The game collection includes all of the main entries of the Kingdom Hearts franchise as well as a few other remastered side entries. A remaster of the Nintendo 3DS game Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance is included in the 2.8 packages for example.
Fans have been asking to experience Kingdom Hearts on Switch for some time, especially as competing consoles like the PlayStation 4 have been hosting the series for some time, but there is some annoyance that the games aren’t. accessible only via the Cloud versions. Some fans are disappointed that they can’t play the series on the go, or they don’t have a persistent internet connection, which is necessary for cloud gaming.
The news comes with the announcement of Sora as the finale Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter and the latest presentation of Sakurai. Nintendo has been teasing Smash’s last character in a long time, most recently in Nintendo Direct in September. Prior to today’s video, there was a lot of speculation about the final character. Many claimed it would be Sora, as unreleased Kingdom Hearts music had been released prior to the presentation.
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