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Kingdom Hearts Announces Nintendo Switch Release Date

The beloved video game series Kingdom Hearts will soon be available to gamers on Nintendo Switch.

The news came in the early afternoon of January 18, 2022, on the official Kingdom Hearts Twitter page:

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5, 2.8, III + Re Mind (DLC) as well as the all-in-one Integrum Masterpiece all launch on Nintendo Switch via cloud on February 10th! Starting today you’ll be able to try out free playable demos of 1.5+2.5, 2.8 and III, we hope you have fun playing!

Check out the tweet and game trailer below:

Created by video game developers Square Enix in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company, Kingdom Hearts has been a favorite of Disney fans on Play Station, XBOX, and PC.

According to the official website:

KINGDOM HEARTS is the story of Light overcoming Darkness with the power of Friendship.

KINGDOM HEARTS is a series of action role-playing games developed and published by Square Enix under the direction of Tetsuya Nomura. The series is a collaboration between Square Enix and Disney.

KINGDOM HEARTS follows the main protagonist Sora, a Keyblade wielder, as he travels to many Disney worlds with Donald and Goofy to stop the Heartless invasion by sealing each world’s keyhole and restore peace to the realms.

Kingdom Hearts

Credit: Square Enix/Disney

There are several installments of this game that also include Kingdom Hearts Union X, Kingdom Hearts Dark Road, and Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory. Kingdom Hearts III featured several New Disney / Pixar worlds for the first time, including the worlds of Monsters, Inc., Toy Story, Tangled, Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Big Hero 6.

Mickey Mouse, Kingdom Hearts

Credit: Square Enix/Disney

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There is little doubt that the additional access of the Nintendo Switch community will boost Kingdom Hearts’ popularity among Disney Fans and gamers alike as the franchise celebrates its 20th anniversary. That celebration will be held in Tokyo on April 10, 2022.

Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary

Credit: Square Enix/Disney

About T.K. Bosacki

TK is a writer and editor based in Tampa, FL with a passion for all things Disney, and adventure.