Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ

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Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ Logo KHUX.png
キングダムハーツ アンチェインドキー
Kingudamu Hātsu Ancheindo Kī
Developer(s) Square Enix
Publisher(s) Japan Square Enix
Release date(s) Japan September 3, 2015[1][please confirm]
Flag of the United States.png/Flag of Canada.png April 7, 2016[2][please confirm]
Europe/Flag of Australia.png June 16, 2016
Genre Smartphone RPG
Game modes Single-player
Ratings CERO: N/A

ESRB:Everyone 10+Everyone 10+

Platform(s) iOS, Android
Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross]
Kingdom Hearts Union X Logo KHUX.png
キングダムハーツ ユニオンクロス
Kingudamu Hātsu Yunion Kurosu
Developer(s) Square Enix
Publisher(s) Japan Square Enix
Release date(s) Japan March 23, 2017[3][please confirm]
Flag of the United States.png/Flag of Canada.png April 6, 2017
Europe/Flag of Australia.png April 6, 2017
Genre Smartphone RPG
Game modes Single-player, multi-player
Ratings CERO: N/A


Platform(s) iOS, Android
"To discover the end, a journey must start at the beginning."

Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ, later renamed as Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross], is a Kingdom Hearts game exclusive to the iOS and Android smartphone platforms. It features plot and gameplay elements from the Japan-exclusive web browser game Kingdom Hearts χ, and it is free to play but contains in-app purchases. It is the first Kingdom Hearts game to be released on smartphone platforms.

Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ was first announced on May 12, 2015.[4][please confirm] During Square Enix's E3 Conference on June 16, 2015, a trailer for the game was released showcasing gameplay. Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ was released in Japan on September 3, 2015 and in North America on April 7, 2016.

In April 2017, the game was rebranded with the Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross] content update, featuring multiplayer and a theater mode.[5]

Changes from Kingdom Hearts χ[edit]

Castle of Dreams

Enchanted Dominion


Union χ Update[edit]

  • The game was rebranded from Unchained χ to Union χ[cross] - with the rebranding came a new logo and artwork.
  • The story immediately picks up following the events of the final missions in Unchained χ.
  • The game retains the gameplay found in Unchained χ,[8][please confirm] and all in-game data will be carried over.[9][please confirm]
  • Multiplayer is introduced, called Union Cross. Players are able to team up with up to five members of their Party and/or Union and tackle special Quests together.[10][please confirm]
  • Theater Mode has been added, allowing players to view all story cutscenes they've experienced at any time.

Notes and references[edit]

  5. Kingdom Hearts Unchained X Smartphone Game Rebrands as Union X in April
  6. Famitsu Interview; Nomura: "Since we are considering developing this game overseas, we have adjusted it accordingly. When our testing team in America had Smartphone users play it, if they saw cards as they appeared in [KHX], they tended to think of it as the so called "card games". Although after having they play it for a while we had good reactions, the first impression of the game wasn't good. Since the first impression of a game is very important, we tried something other than cards."
  7. Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ Twitter: As the aforementioned Itou-chan is the papa, now it's possible to switch genders at any time in character customization. It's possible to change hair color and the face and such too at any time during the game. With this, when you start, there will be no need to stress about taking your time, right?

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