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'Kingdom Hearts 3' release date and 'Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix' discussed

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Tai Yasue has revealed more details for two upcoming video games, "Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix" and "Kingdom Hearts 3." According to a report from KH Insider on June 10, the co-director first talked about the size of the development team for the remastered compilation. The number of employees is surprisingly big with more than 70 individuals working on the project.

However, "Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix" is not the typical remastered collection. Square Enix decided to add several new scenes to "Kingdom Hearts Re:coded," which has been converted into a movie. The development team also had to prepare to localize the English version of "Kingdom Hearts 2 Final Mix" and "Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Final Mix," both of which never came out in Europe and North America.

The studio is currently finishing the development of "Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix" with some work left to be done to the cut scenes and trophies in addition to getting rid of any glitches that many have popped up. The same individuals are also working on "Kingdom Hearts 3" at the same time to ensure that the sequel won't be delayed.

"Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix" is coming out first in Japan on Oct. 2. The North American release will be on Dec. 2 while the European launch is due three days later on Dec. 5. You can take a look at one of the remastered titles, the aforesaid "Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Final Mix," from the official Facebook page of the franchise with the screen near the top of this article.

On the other hand, the "Kingdom Hearts 3" release date has not yet been announced by Square Enix. Tai Yasue is co-directing the third game of the series along with Tetsuya Nomura. Aside from a teaser message at the end of the latest trailer for "Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix," "Kingdom Hearts 3" was not present at E3 2014. Both upcoming products can be pre-ordered through Amazon with the next links: "Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix" and "Kingdom Hearts 3."

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