By Quinton Miles
[i]Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories[/i] has been selling big across the globe, as Square Enix confirmed today that the game has shipped more than a million units across North America and Japan despite only being out for two months. Serving as the stop gap for this year’s upcoming [i]Kingdom Hearts 2[/i], [i]Chain of Memories[/i] fuses the style of an action RPG with movie sequences and a new card-based battle system.
“We are thrilled with the strong sales of our newest collaborative project,” said Yoichi Wada, president, Square Enix Co., Ltd. “And, we are extremely pleased that GBA players and Kingdom Hearts fans have embraced this title. We will continue to strive toward polymorphic content in other projects that take place across platforms and hope that they will be as warmly received.”
“Reaching this milestone for Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories is a powerful demonstration of the strength of the Kingdom Hearts franchise,” said Graham Hopper, senior vice president and general manager, Buena Vista Games, Inc. “Gamers can look forward to more amazing gameplay featuring Sora, Donald, Goofy and other great Disney characters in the upcoming PS2 sequel to Kingdom Hearts.”
If you don’t already have it, [i]Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories[/i] is rated E for everyone and retails for $34.99.