Kingdom Hearts is coming again to consoles, following up the vastly a success Kingdom Hearts Three with a distinct rhythm-based recreation referred to as Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory. It releases at the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One on November 13.
However, any individual ordering the virtual recreation on PlayStation Four during the PlayStation retailer will obtain a restricted PlayStation Four theme when the sport formally launches. It’s now not most effective restricted to pre-orders. As lengthy as you buy the sport earlier than December 31, 2020, you are going to nonetheless obtain the theme.
This is attention-grabbing as it sort of feels as even though this pre-order bonus is most effective to be had for virtual variations of the sport. Digital copies of video games had been gaining in recognition in contemporary months, because the COVID-19 pandemic stored maximum avid gamers inside of and shuttered numerous retail places.
We noticed this pattern explode with the discharge of Final Fantasy VII Remake previous within the yr, which used to be additionally a Square Enix unlock. Since then, the gaming international turns out to have shifted towards selling virtual releases, going as far as to now be offering exclusives for a virtual pre-order.
That’s most likely now not going to take a seat smartly with shops, nevertheless it makes numerous sense while you take into consideration it. Digital video games unlock on middle of the night at the day of unlock. They are downloaded in your console a number of days earlier than they arrive out to make certain that the sport is totally put in and able to play when the clock moves 12.
On most sensible of that, virtual video games are higher for minimalist avid gamers who’re looking to declutter their lives. They received’t have to fret a few huge stack of video games cluttering up their houses. They additionally by no means have to fret a few recreation being misplaced or stolen ever once more.
Another merit to virtual video games is that you simply by no means run the chance of a recreation disc changing into broken, forcing you to repurchase the sport. You’re additionally in a position to log in by the use of a chum or circle of relatives member’s PlayStation Four and get right of entry to all your library of video games regardless of the place on the earth you might be. This makes gaming whilst visiting circle of relatives over the vacations so much more uncomplicated.
Melody of Memory will characteristic an all-new tale that takes position after the occasions of Kingdom Hearts 3. This rhythm-based journey will characteristic greater than 140 tracks from all the way through the Kingdom Hearts sequence.
The Nintendo Switch model additionally options native play multiplayer for as much as 8 avid gamers.
Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory releases on November 13, 2020.