FIRST KINGDOM HEARTS UNION χ[CROSS] FAN EVENT UNITES FANS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Event Celebrates 2nd Anniversary of the Hit Mobile Game with a Special Announcement of a KINGDOM HEARTS III Tie-In
LOS ANGELES (Apr. 16, 2018) – This past weekend, over a thousand keyblade wielders gathered to attend the Dandelion Meeting, the first official North American community gathering for KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross]. Attendees celebrated the anniversary with various activities including new playable content and panel discussions with the development team.
During the panel, Franchise Director Tetsuya Nomura and KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] Producer Hironori Okayama shared their insights into the inner-workings of the beloved series. Additionally, in a special video message, KINGDOM HEARTS III Co-Director Tai Yasue revealed that the new mini-games inspired by classic Disney cartoons and 1980’s LCD games that fans were able to play at the event will also be available to play in both KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] and KINGDOM HEARTS III. New footage of the “CLASSIC KINGDOM” gameplay is available on YouTube:
Nomura also announced that fans will have a unique chance to become part of history in KINGDOM HEARTS III. Up to 300 players will be selected to have their KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] player names appear in a secret location within KINGDOM HEARTS III. For more information, visit: http://sqex.to/dHK.
Other exciting announcements for the mobile game include:
New Player vs. Player (PvP) Mode – During the Dandelion Meeting event, players were treated to a special preview of the new asynchronous PvP mode which will launch later this year. The new PvP mode will be the first time players can battle against one another in KINGDOM HEARTS, and will require players to strategically use their best medals in turn-based combat to be victorious. The player who wins the most turns will win the battle, and be entered into a monthly PvP Leaderboard for the chance to accumulate rewards and recognition.
2-year Anniversary Celebration Gifts – To commemorate the game’s second anniversary, 3,000 jewels were gifted to all players on April 7, 2018. Players were also gifted two Fantasia Mickey B medals today, which can be claimed any time within the next month.
KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] is available now as a free-to-play app (with in-app purchases) through the App Store® for iPhone® and on Google Play™ for Android® devices. For the latest assets, please visit the press site at http://sqex.to/Media.
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