SQUARE ENIX Announces Next Generation Development of KINGDOM HEARTS III
The Highly Anticipated Sequel by Disney Interactive and SQUARE ENIX
Confirmed for PlayStation®4 system and Xbox One
LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced KINGDOM HEARTS III, the next chapter in the celebrated KINGDOM HEARTS franchise that marked its ten-year anniversary in March 2012.
KINGDOM HEARTS III features a mature Sora as the main protagonist who sets forth on an adventure with Mickey, Donald and Goofy through new and legendary Disney worlds. KINGDOM HEARTS III will make full use of next generation console technologies to showcase a stunning universe packed full of worlds based on Disney properties.
Story of KINGDOM HEARTS III
Believing light and darkness must remain in balance, Master Xehanort seeks to spark war against the 'tyranny of light' to restore equilibrium.
In an effort to undermine Xehanort's plot, Sora, Donald and Goofy search for seven guardians of light and the "Key to Return Hearts," while King Mickey and Riku search for previous Keyblade wielders.
FINAL FANTASY XV in Development for Next Generation Consoles
FINAL FANTASY Versus XIII Becomes FINAL FANTASY XV for the Next Installment in the Best-Selling Series
LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced FINAL FANTASY® XV for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Previously known as FINAL FANTASY Versus XIII, the title's development expanded and evolved to take full advantage of the capabilities of next generation platforms. While the main concept, world and story continue to be developed as originally envisioned, the First Production Development Team has further improved FINAL FANTASY XV's action, gameplay elements and graphic quality to match the technology of the next generation hardware, as well as the expectations of players eagerly awaiting the game's release.
For more information, please visit http://na.square-enix.com/FFXV.
Story of FINAL FANTASY XV
The armed forces of Niflheim launch a devastating assault upon the Kingdom of Lucis, casting Crown Prince Noctis and his comrades out of their homes and into the fray. The engaging tale to follow draws audiences into an awe-inspiring world steeped in the rich storytelling traditions of SQUARE ENIX's renowned First Production Development team.
FINAL FANTASY XV will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One®. FINAL FANTASY XV is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.