Square Enix delays Kingdom Hearts Dark Road app release – The Star Online

The newest iteration in Sq. Enix Holdings Co’s Kingdom Hearts ‘Darkish Street’ sequence has been delayed, in response to the sport’s official Twitter account.

The builders cited “present situations” for the maintain up and stated they have been attempting to make it for the preliminary Spring launch date. One other announcement has been deliberate for June.

Kingdom Hearts is a wildly common sequence that includes a crossover world of Sq. Enix and Disney characters. The franchise follows the adventures of a gaggle of pals as they journey by way of totally different worlds impressed by Disney movies. The sequence has spawned numerous video games spanning consoles together with Sony Corp’s PS4, the Nintendo 3DS and a smartphone app referred to as Union X.

Darkish Street shall be a brand new recreation accessible within the present Union X app, which options profitable in-game microtransactions.

Regardless of customers flocking to video video games within the midst of the worldwide Covid-19 lockdown, disruptions have brought on delays to a pipeline of latest video games. Sony delayed the discharge of the extremely anticipated The Final Of Us Half II and Marvel’s Iron Man VR for PlayStation as the worldwide disaster prevented the corporate from offering the “launch expertise our gamers deserve”, in response to a tweet from April 3.

The delay to the newest Kingdom Hearts sequence comes as Tokyo-based Sq. Enix reported a 61% drop in 4Q working revenue, which was pushed partly by weak repeat gross sales of titles launched within the earlier fiscal yr and a writedown on the content material manufacturing account.

The Twitter account for Darkish Street first teased the app in January, describing it as an all new Kingdom Hearts expertise deliberate for Spring 2020. – Bloomberg

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