Kingdom Hearts

How to play the Kingdom Hearts games in order

The Kingdom Hearts series is infamous for being the most befuddling tangled experience in all of gaming. With titles going from Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep 0.2: A Fragmentary Passage to Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance to simply Kingdom Hearts 3, we can perceive any reason why individuals experience difficulty getting what game they need to play straight away.

Since Sora has been disclosed as the last Super Smash Bros Ultimate contender, and with the entire series going to the Nintendo Switch, we expect there might be a few new fans anxious to take on the series. In any case, we additionally expect they’ll require a hand understanding of the series’ structure.


In case you’re searching for guidance on what request to play the Kingdom Hearts games in then you’ve gone to the perfect spot. Here we have the game series’ sequential and delivery orders, just as our proposal for how to play the series. Before we disclose how to play the games altogether, you’ll initially have to realize how to really play them by any stretch of the imagination. It’s difficult to think about whatever other series that has figured out how to traverse a more unusual series of the control centers in the course of recent years than Kingdom Hearts, so assembling all that you need has been intense before.

Fortunately, generally, you can depend on the Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Remix, 2.5 Remix, 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue to cover practically the more established games as a whole – as these assortments join nine experiences into three basic bundles on Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch.

What’s more, you’ll likewise require console games Kingdom Hearts 3 and Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memories, just as the versatile games Kingdom Hearts Union X and Kingdom Hearts Dark Road to balance the rundown.

Notwithstanding, with this strategy, you will not really have the option to ‘play’ each Kingdom Hearts game. In the 1.5 and 2.5 Remixes, the Nintendo DS games Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days and Kingdom Hearts Re: Coded highlight as true to life cutscene-just encounters that simply recap the account of the games.

Furthermore, a few titles, for example, Kingdom Hearts Union X and Kingdom Hearts Dark Road are presently not playable in light of the fact that their internet based servers have been closed down. Nonetheless, disconnected story-just forms of the games will in any case allow you to encounter the accounts – with Dark Road adding its last part in the not so distant future. You can likewise encounter an extremely short portion of the Union X story in the X Back Cover true to life. Finally, before we start off we’ll preclude games like Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Remix and 2.5 Remix from the rundowns beneath as these aren’t actually their own games however an assortment of the others.

HOW TO PLAY THE KINGDOM HEARTS GAMES IN ORDER: CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

Assuming you need to play the Kingdom Hearts series in its full sequential request this is the rundown you need. It takes you from the series’ most punctual minutes – portraying the incomparable Keyblade War that reshaped the whole universe into what we see in later games – right all the way to the finish of the Dark Seeker Saga – which closed in Kingdom Hearts 3.

Various games in the series have been re-delivered on different stages and renamed as well. As these titles tell indistinguishable (or almost indistinguishable) stories set at the very same time we’ve gathered them under a similar passage.

The sequential request is quite not the same as the games’ delivery request, and with how the story is told you may find that structure simpler to follow. You can discover the delivery request list further down.

  • Kingdom Hearts X / X Back Cover / Unchained X / Union X 
  • Kingdom Hearts Dark Road 
  • Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep / Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep 0.2: A Fragmentary Passage 
  • Kingdom Hearts / Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Chain of memories / Re: Chain of Memories
  • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days 
  • Kingdom Hearts 2 / Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Coded / Re: Coded 
  • Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance 
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 
  • Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind DLC 
  • Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory 

HOW TO PLAY THE KINGDOM HEARTS GAMES IN ORDER: RELEASE ORDER

Assuming you need to realize how to play the Kingdom Hearts games in discharge request this is it. Notwithstanding, you may battle to play a few games now as they’re stuck on old equipment -, for example, the GameBoy Advance select Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories – while different games have had their web-based servers shut down – like Kingdom Hearts Union X.

We’ve likewise not consolidated revamps here; thus, for instance, you’ll see games like Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories and Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories – which are viably a similar game yet with a change from 2D to 3D designs – recorded as various sections as they were delivered at various occasions on various stages.

Close to every passage, we’ve additionally incorporated the year it was delivered and its unique platform(s).

  • Kingdom Hearts (2002) (PS2)
  • Kingdom Hearts Final Mix (2002) (PS2)
  • Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories (2004) (GameBoy Advance)
  • Kingdom Hearts 2 (2005) (PS2)
  • Kingdom Hearts 2 Final Mix (2005) (PS2)
  • Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories (2007) (PS2)
  • Kingdom Hearts Coded (2008) (Mobile)
  • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (2009) (Nintendo DS)
  • Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep (2010) (PSP)
  • Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep Final Mix (2010) (PSP)
  • Kingdom Hearts Re: Coded (2010) (Nintendo DS)
  • Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (2012) (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Kingdom Hearts X (2013) (Internet Browser)
  • Kingdom Hearts Unchained X / Union X  (2015 / renamed in 2017) (Mobile)
  • Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep 0.2: A Fragmentary Passage (2017) (PS4)
  • Kingdom Hearts X Back Cover (2017) (PS4)
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 (2019) (Xbox One / PS4)
  • Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind DLC (2020) (Xbox One / PS4)
  • Kingdom Hearts Dark Road (2020) (Mobile)
  • Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory (2020) (Xbox One / PS4 / Switch) 

HOW TO PLAY THE KINGDOM HEARTS GAMES IN ORDER: TECHRADAR’S ORDER

In the event that you would prefer not to play the games in discharge or sequential request, and on second thought need a fan’s viewpoint on the best way to take on the Kingdom Hearts series then this is the best rundown for you.

Having played through the Kingdom Hearts series a couple of times, we’re sure that this mix of both different records should assist you with understanding the story somewhat better than either sequential or discharge request. In this rundown, you will not bounce around sequentially, again and again, however, when you do the following game will help fill in holes instead of bringing up such a large number of more issues concerning what’s happening.

To simplify everything we’ve additionally stripped out any revamps and indicated the specific form we figure you should play to get the best Kingdom Hearts to experience conceivable.

  • Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories
  • Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
  • Kingdom Hearts 2 Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep Final Mix
  • Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep 0.2: A Fragmentary Passage
  • Kingdom Hearts Re: Coded
  • Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
  • Kingdom Hearts Union X
  • Kingdom Hearts Dark Road
  • Kingdom Hearts 3
  • Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind DLC
  • Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory
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