Square Enix has revealed a ton of new details for Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory during Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online.
The Square Enix panel on the mobile rhythm game was aired in Japanese without subtitles, but regular Twitter translator @aitaikimochi (opens in new tab) translated in the panel in full. Firstly, there will be around 140 total songs in the rhythm game, spanning the entirety of the Kingdom Hearts franchise.
Multi-player (Friend Versus) mode can have up to 8 players at the same time on their own local devices.#KHMoM pic.twitter.com/79LDEhotoySeptember 25, 2020
Additionally, Square Enix revealed that Melody of Memory will feature multiplayer modes on local co-op between multiple devices. In this multiplayer mode, all competitors would battle it out on the same stage, in order to score the highest total score. You can also play Doubles mode, where you and another player can take on stages in a splitscreen mode.
Longtime Kingdom Hearts director and producer Tetsuya Nomura also spoke about putting a lot of effort into the game's camera movements, so that it wouldn't make players motion sick. Veteran Kingdom Hearts players will also be familiar with the controls that Melody of Memory employs, as it uses the same attack, jump, and interact buttons from the mainline games.
The glide controls looks pretty cool where you have to glide while following a specific button track. #KHMoM pic.twitter.com/TJ6QGmYsnlSeptember 25, 2020
Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory launches for mobile devices, as well as PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, at some point later this year, both in Japan and in the west.
For more from this year's show, here's how to watch Capcom Tokyo Games Show showcase today.