Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Tokyo Game Show Trailer Gives a Release Date

If you’re eager for Kingdom Hearts 3, Square has done a decent job of filling the waiting gap with the HD remasters of the previous games.  Despite their oddly long titles, they’ve given long time fans the chance to replay the RPG franchise, while getting new players up to speed before KHIII lands (hopefully next year).  Today brings about a new trailer, and confirmation that Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 will arrive on January 24th.  

At this year’s Tokyo Game Show, SQUARE ENIX® and Disney released new and exciting scenes from the upcoming HD compilation, KINGDOM HEARTS 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue.

The never-before-revealed scenes depict a mysterious meeting of the foretellers, five Keyblade Masters from the Kingdom Hearts origins movie included in the compilation as KINGDOM HEARTS χ [chi] Back Cover. The trailer also features HD remastered gameplay of KINGDOM HEARTS Dream Drop Distance HD and new battles scenes from Aqua’s adventures in KINGDOM HEARTS 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A fragmentary passage –. Through the trailer, fans can listen to the newly remixed version of “Simple and Clean” by popular singer Utada Hikaru.

Will you be picking this up in January?