Square Enix has just announced its releasing Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep in Europe on September 10.
The game was released earlier this year in Japan for PSP, with a Western release announced back in March.
"KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep is a spectacular epic adventure that will bring joy, action and suspense to anyone who embarks on the game’s journey," VP of brands for the PAL region at Square Enix, Larry Sparks, said. "Birth by Sleep is one of the most beautiful titles to grace the PSP and we’re excited about its release this September."
Birth By Sleep acts as a prequel to the original Kingdom Hearts back in 2002 for PlayStation 2, which sees yo play as one of three characters: Terra, Ventus or Aqua.
It'll also includes four multiplayer modes with up to six players in "Mirage Arena".
There's a trailer below, thanks to the EU PS Blog, who also have new shots of the game.
KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep
COMING THIS SEPTEMBER
London (17th May 2010) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories and Disney Interactive Studios, today announces KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep will be released across PAL territories on 10th September exclusively for the PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system.
With more than 14 million copies shipped worldwide, the KINGDOM HEARTS series is one of the most beloved RPGs in video game history. With KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep, Disney and original characters for KINGDOM HEARTS characters unite once more in a brand new magical game world, set to engage players with its gripping storyline and action-packed gameplay.
Turn back the pages of time in this earliest chapter of the KINGDOM HEARTS saga that explores the origins of the series. Showcasing all-new characters and brand new but instantly recognisable Disney environments from the worlds of Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, the game boasts exceptional graphics making it one of the most beautiful titles ever to be released for the PSP.
In addition to new characters and environments, KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep features three new battle systems and four different multiplayer modes.
Larry Sparks, Vice President Brands PAL Region of Square Enix Ltd. comments, “KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep is a spectacular epic adventure that will bring joy, action and suspense to anyone who embarks on the game’s journey. Birth by Sleep is one of the most beautiful titles to grace the PSP and we’re excited about its release this September.”
For more information about KINGDOM HEARTS Birth By Sleep, please visit the official website at www.kingdomheartsbbs.com