- Square Enix has announced the upcoming releases of “Kingdom Hearts IV” and a new mobile game “Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link” in celebration of the franchise’s 20th anniversary.
- “Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link” will be a closed beta game for iOS and Android devices but only in certain regions.
- “Kingdom Hearts IV” has no platform or release date announced yet, but fans can watch the first trailer in anticipation.
- The trailer introduces a new plot called “Lost Master Arc,” a new expansive city called Quadratum and new mystery Strelitzia.
Square Enix announced two new “Kingdom Hearts” games, “Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link” and “Kingdom Hearts IV,” to celebrate the franchise’s 20th anniversary.
“Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link” will be a closed beta coming to iOS and Android devices later this year but only in specific regions.
According to a press release, players will “embark on adventures from the realm of Scala ad Caelum into the real world… [and]l be able to engage in exhilarating battles against the Heartless and discover a new, original story.”
Two new games, two new logos.
We just announced Kingdom Hearts IV and Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link. #KH20th
— KINGDOM HEARTS (@KINGDOMHEARTS) April 10, 2022
“Kingdom Hearts IV” has no platform or release date announced yet, but the press release hints at a new storyline called the “Lost Master Arc,” a new setting called Quadratum — an expansive city set in a realistic world “unlike anything ever seen before” — and “the first appearance of Strelitzia, a mysterious new character.”
“Kingdom Hearts III,” the direct predecessor to “Kingdom Hearts IV,” was released three years ago, in November 2019. The latest game in the franchise is “Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory,” a rhythm-based game released in November 2020.