Square Enix announced the release of a new album, Kingdom Hearts Soundtrack. The eSTORE at Square Enix is now available for pre-order. The collection of three records includes a new song used in the trailer for the release of the game, Kingdom Hearts 4. This set will cost 16500 yen (about $125) and will be released on March 22, 2023.
The new song, called Reality in the Dark, is that song used in Kingdom Hearts’ reveal trailer. The upcoming entry in Action RPG was revealed during the Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary celebration in April 2022.
The collection is part of the collection celebrating the 20th anniversary of Kingdom Hearts. The boxset includes 36 carefully selected songs, distributed among three LP records, each jacket showing the original cover in each of the three mainline entries. Some of the songs included are classics like Dearly Beloved, Dive to the Heart – Destatis, The Traverse Town & the CHIKAI KINGDOM Orchestra Instrumental Version. Here you can see the box in more detail.
The collection of songs has a special illustration card, showing how Soras grew from the original Kingdom Hearts to his latest incarnation in Kingdom Hearts 4 as well as many iconic characters from the original series.
Kingdom Hearts 4 is in development now. Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link is coming to Android and Apple iOS devices. The Japanese closed beta test will run from January 13-18, 2023. The Kingdom Hearts pre-order of the soundtrack vinyl boxset is available now in Japan before launching its March 22, 2023 release.