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Kingdom Hearts 2.8 spotted on Microsoft Store, runs at 4K resolution on Xbox One X

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Kingdom Hearts 28 (Image credit: Square Enix)

What you need to know

  • Kingdom Hearts is a popular third-person role-playing franchise from Square Enix.
  • The titles have skipped Xbox One in the past.
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue just appeared on the Microsoft Store.
  • It's Xbox One X Enhanced and has a tentative release date of February 18.

At X019, Microsoft and Square Enix announced that the critically-acclaimed Kingdom Hearts games were coming to Xbox One in 2020. While we haven't heard much since then, Twitter user "WalkingCat" just posted a link to the Microsoft Store page for "Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue."

https://twitter.com/h0x0d/status/1225719719329554432?s=20

We can learn quite a few things from the listing. Firstly, the title is Xbox One X Enhaned and appears to be running at 4K resolution on the system. It should look phenomenal on a 4K display. Secondly, the file size is around 30 GB so it'll be quite a hefty download. Lastly, the release date right now appears to be February 18, so in a few weeks, but that might just be a placeholder. We'll keep you posted as soon as we know more.

Kingdom Hearts Proof

Source: Windows Central (Image credit: Source: Windows Central)

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is a compilation of three Kingdom Hearts experiences that no fan should be without. The collection features Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep: A Fragmentary Passage, Kingdom Hearts X Back Cover, and Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD. All three tell a number of untold stories in the series.

If you loved Kingdom Hearts III, be sure to keep an eye out for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue. You don't want to miss this one because it's amazing!

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

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  • Yakuza, Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Nier Automata. Phil has done great bringing Japanese games over to Xbox.