Press release


LONDON (21st August 2020) – In celebration of Disney and Pixar’s latest animated feature – Onward, Square Enix Ltd. announced the launch of a new movie themed event taking place in its epic mobile-RPG KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross]. Now until 1st September, 2020, players can take part in a variety of magical challenges that will allow them to earn in-game Medals modelled after the animated film’s lead characters, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest to rediscover the magic that once existed in their world.
More information about the Medals is included below:

  • Special Login Bonus – Players can collect the brand-new Ian Lightfoot Medal, and corresponding Trait Medals, in addition to other rewards, as a special login bonus during the campaign period.
  • Weekly Jewel Extravaganza – Players will receive the Ian & Barley Medal and more, including Jewels, the corresponding Trait Medals and access to special quests, by purchasing this pack available from 24th August.
  • Event Reward – Players can earn the Barley Lightfoot Medal and corresponding Trait Medals through a special in-game themed event.

Ian Lightfoot, Ian & Barley, Barley Lightfoot

More information about the collaboration is available on the @kh_ux_na Twitter page.
Players can also dive into a new original story, centred around the mysterious Young Xehanort, in KINGDOM HEARTS DARK ROAD, a unique mobile experience within KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross]. More information is available on the @kh_dr_na Twitter page.

KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road is available now as a free-to-play app (with in-app purchases) through the Amazon Appstore, the App Store® for iPhone® and on Google Play for Android® devices. For the latest assets, visit:

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Official KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] Website:
Official KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] Twitter: @kh_ux_na
Official KINGDOM HEARTS Dark Road Website:
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About the KINGDOM HEARTS Series
KINGDOM HEARTS is a series of role-playing games created through the collaboration of Disney and Square Enix. Since the first KINGDOM HEARTS was released in March 2002 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the series has expanded with several additional entries. The series celebrated its 15th anniversary in March 2017 and has shipped over 33 million units worldwide. Most-recently, KINGDOM HEARTS III, in 2019, allowed players to join forces with Donald Duck and Goofy for the adventure of a lifetime traveling across worlds based on beloved films like Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Studios’ Pirates of the CaribbeanBig Hero 6TangledFrozen and more. Since launch, the critically-acclaimed RPG has shipped more than five million units globally, both physically and digitally, making it the fastest selling game in the history of the series.
About KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road
With over ten million players worldwide, KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road is a single app that contains two games, KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] and KINGDOM HEARTS Dark Road, both of which players can select from the app’s title screen. KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ Dark Road lets players uncover story elements from the earliest parts of the series’ history, as well as from KINGDOM HEARTS III. Players can create their very own Keyblade wielder and adventure through Disney worlds with beautiful and stylized art while interacting with a rich cast of memorable Disney characters. The game also features both co-op and player vs player (PvP) modes for players to play with friends and compete on leaderboards to win rewards.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal®. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 154 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 82 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 78 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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