After the recent rumors of the supposedly Kingdom Hearts 2.9, Producer Shinji Hashimoto from Square Enix has officially announced the next Kingdom Hearts title from the SCEJA 2015 Press Conference.
Titled Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, the collection will include:
- Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD – A remaster of the Kingdom Hearts game originally for the Nintendo 3DS.
- Kingdom Hearts χ [Chi] Back Cover – A new HD movie that tells the mysterious story of the Foretellers, connecting the earliest parts of the series’ history, showcased in the upcoming mobile title KINGDOM HEARTS Unchained χ[chi].
- Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep: A Fragmentary Passage – A completely new playable episode that links to the story of Kingdom Hearts III, taking place after the storyline of Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep played from the perspective of Aqua.
Also, Square Enix has released the official Japanese site for the HD collection which you can check out for yourself here.
Surprisingly, the collection is announced to coming only to PS4, compared to the rumored Kingdom Hearts 2.9 which was said to come on the PS3 and PS4.
Kingdom Hearts 2.8 is set to be releasing in Japan in 2016. A western localization release for the collection has been confirmed as well.
Check out the trailer along with a few screenshots of Kingdom Hearts 2.8 below: