The Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix wiki last edited by TepidShark on 07/24/14 07:05PM View full history

Overview

In 2012, Square Enix announced Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix for Playstation 3. It contained the only the first three games in the series and was released in 2013. Yet, immediately after 1.5 was announced many assumed as second collection containing more games was soon to follow. After a year of hints and denials, at a Kingdom Hearts event at Disney's D23 Expo in Japan, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix was officially announced. It is planned for a 2014 release and will contain Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, Birth by Sleep Final Mix & cutscenes from Re: Coded. This will mark the first time Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix and Birth by Sleep Final Mix will be available outside of Japan.

Development

During an interview with co-director Tai Yasue at E3 2014, he mentioned that the development team is made up of 70 people many of whom are also working on Kingdom Hearts III. He also that in order to focus on Kingdom Hearts III, the developers decided to drop the multiplayer aspect of the Mirage Arena in Birth by Sleep. That being said, they also re-worked the Mirage Arena's bosses so that they would be more beatable playing solo, and that the Mirage Arena would have new rules and bonus.

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