News: Square Announces Kingdom Hearts 3 Playstation VR Experience

Peter Paltridge

Feb 21, 2018
As Kingdom Hearts 3 inches closer, More urgently, the Tokyo Game Show is just around the bend, and Square needs a showstopper to grab everyone's attention. Thus...the Kingdom Hearts Playstation VR Experience.

This interactive VR ride lasts ten minutes and takes players on a whirlwind tour through the history of the Kingdom Hearts franchise, revisiting familiar locales in first-person. Interactivity will be minimal, but you will get the chance to bop a few Heartless with your Keyblade.

See Square's press release for more.

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 10, 2018) – Leading up to the Tokyo Game Show, SQUARE ENIX® and Disney unveiled the KINGDOM HEARTS: VR Experience at the PlayStation® LineUp Tour in Japan. This brand-new, free PlayStation®VR system experience will immerse fans in the KINGDOM HEARTS universe like never before and allow them to relive some of their fondest KINGDOM HEARTS memories.

Developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. and SQUARE ENIX, the “Virtual Reality Projection Mapping” project expands the visual experience and invites fans to fully immerse themselves in a 10-minute interactive video featuring music from the KINGDOM HEARTS franchise. Fans can also unlock new content by simply playing through the KINGDOM HEARTS virtual experience.


About the KINGDOM HEARTS Series
KINGDOM HEARTS is a series of role-playing games created through the collaboration of Disney and Square Enix. Since the first KINGDOM HEARTS was released in March 2002 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the series has expanded with several additional entries. The series celebrated its 15th anniversary on March 2017, and has shipped over 25 million units worldwide.

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 142 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 76 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 67 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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Staff member
Apr 7, 2018
VR with 3rd person camera.... That is interesting since most VR games have 1st person camera and KH is a 3rd person RPG.
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