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Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory details and screenshots, confirmed songs, more

Posted on September 7, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Screenshots, Switch

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

Square Enix has delivered a new batch of details and screenshots for Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory. On top of that, we have information pertaining to confirmed songs, Versus Mode version differences, and more.

Here’s the full roundup, courtesy of Gematsu:

Melody of Memory

– A world of memories guided by the power of music
– Visit each world by Gummi Ship and melody
– Collect the “Rhythm” in each world while looking back at memories
– The mysterious power woven by the melody creates memories, and memories become the world and bring back to life the adventures that have occurred thus far


– A large number of characters from the Kingdom Hearts series are playable
– Outside of the “Original” cast, you can switch between parties at any time once unlocked
– Party: Original – Sora, Donald, Goofy
– Party: Days – Roxas, Xion, Axel

How to Play

– Press the buttons to match the timing of incoming enemies and musical notes
– You will be scored “Excellent,” “Good,” or “Miss” for each button input based on your timing
– If you get a “Miss,” your HP in the lower-right corner of the screen will decrease
– “Game Over” if depleted fully
– “Music Select,” which is one of the game’s main modes, has three control play styles to choose from
– Normal Style: The most basic play style; play with the standard controls that uses several buttons
– One-Button Style: A one-button play style where every action can be performed the same button; recommended for players who want to focus on the rhythm without being distracted by button inputs
– Performer Style: A challenging play style with complicated button inputs that use more buttons than Normal Style; recommended for players who prefer more technical button inputs and pressing the assigned buttons

World Tour

– Visit the various worlds of Kingdom Hearts memories to obtain new songs and story movies
– Each song offers three difficulties to choose from: Beginner, Standard, and Proud
– Unlocked songs can be played at any time from Music Select
– Story movie can be viewed at any time in the “Museum”

Music Select

– Choose and play your favorite songs from unlocked songs
– Practice your favorite song and then challenge it at the highest difficulty


– View Collection cards and story movies, listen to music via the Jukebox, and more

Field Battle

– Match the rhythm to defeat enemies while running atop the staff line of the music staff notation
– Use various actions such as abilities and aerial attacks to defeat enemies in a backdrop formed by memories

Memory Dive

– Dive into memory videos and enjoy a sense of immersion as if linked to the video by inputting buttons to match the incoming targets

Boss Battle

– Defeat the boss while inputting targets
– By successfully inputting targets covered in dark auras, you can avoid the boss’ special attacks

Online Versus and Friend Versus

– “Online Versus”: competitive mode that you can play online with faraway friends
– This mode includes an exclusive element called “Tricks” that allow you to obstruct your opponent, creating heated battles for the high score
– The Switch version has “Friend Versus,” a local correspondence that you can play with nearby friends
– The content is the same as Online Versus
– Trick: Hide Guide – Hides the timing guide on targets
– Trick: HP Change – Switches the player and opponent’s HP

COM Versus

– Compete for the highest rank against the computer in this offline mode
– Win three times while competing against five parties to increase your rank
– Aim for the highest rank: Platinum Rank 1

Friend Battle Royale

– A Switch-exclusive local correspondence mode where up to eight players can play Field Battle together
– Players who “Miss” a pre-set number of times will be forced to drop out, and the player with the highest score in the end will win

Versus Modes Version Differences

  ConnectivityPlayStation Plus / Xbox Live Gold / Nintendo Switch OnlineSupported Versions
Online VersusTwoInternetRequiredPS4, Xbox One, Switch
Friend VersusTwoLocalNot RequiredSwitch
Friend Battle RoyaleEightLocalNot RequiredSwitch
COM VersusOneN/ANot RequiredPS4, Xbox One, Switch

Double Play Mode

– Play cooperatively with a friend on one screen using two controllers
– One player controls Sora, while the other player controls Riku
– Cooperate with each other and keep in sync while aiming for the high score

Confirmed Songs

Kingdom Hearts

  • “A Day in Agrabah”
  • “Arabian Dream”
  • “Destiny Islands”
  • “Go for It!”
  • “Hand in Hand”
  • “Hikari”
  • “Olympus Coliseum”
  • “To Our Surprise”
  • “Traverse Town”
  • “Under the Sea”

Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories

  • “Castle Oblivion”
  • “The Force in You”

Kingdom Hearts II

  • “Darkness of the Unknown”
  • “Roxas”
  • “Savannah Pride”
  • “Schezo Di Notte”
  • “Sinister Shadows”
  • “The 13th Struggle”
  • “Vim and Vigor”
  • “Working Together”

Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix

  • “The Other Promise”

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days

  • “Another Side -Battle Ver.-“
  • “Secret of Neverland”
  • “Vector to the Heavens”

Kingdom Hearts Re:coded

  • “Wonder of Electron”

Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

  • “Dismiss”
  • “Enter the Darkness”
  • “Hau’oli, Hau’oli”
  • “Rage Awakened -The OriginThe Encounter -Birth by Sleep Version”

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance

  • “All for One”
  • “L’Impeto Oscuro”
  • “The Eye of Darkness”

Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep: A Fragmentary Passage

  • “Wave of Darkness I”

Kingdom Hearts III

  • “Let It Go ~Ari no Mama De~”

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- Album

  • “Destati”

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