Kingdom Hearts 3D Gets Collector’s Edition In U.S., eShop Demo Up Now

By Ishaan . June 21, 2012 . 9:12pm

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance will have a “Mark of Mastery” collector’s edition North America, marking the first time a collector’s edition of a game from the series has made it over. Additionally, a downloadable demo of Kingdom Hearts 3D is up for download on the Nintendo eShop right now.

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  • Xapth

    Downloading as I type this.

    I hope your body is ready, 3DS.

  • Nyandroid

    Stop taunting me. I decided to get the regular version. =TTATT;=~

  • Solomon_Kano

    YES! I was hoping we’d get this!

    On the flipside, I now need a job more than ever. Oh, my wallet…

    • Christopher Nunes

      Hopefully you pre-ordered the Collector’s Edition when you have the chance! ^_^

      • Solomon_Kano

        I haven’t. I still need to get a 3DS too. Geez, I’ll probably pre-order it soon. I might not have a 3DS yet, but I don’t wanna miss this.

        • Christopher Nunes

          Go for it dude! :D

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

     I’m game !!! for the  Regular one Nyan :3

  • neo_firenze

    Although it wasn’t officially announced, Amazon has had this up (with a product description detailing the contents) since at least last week.  Ordered mine on 6/13 because I’m a sucker for that goofy stuff like AR cards and the surprisingly nice looking 3DS case.

    • Covnam

      Pretty sure it’s been up since the beginning of June. Never knew it wasn’t officially announced though… Maybe other places will start carrying it now though.
      Downloading the demo now, kinda funny though that the eShop says it’s currently unavailable (along with the other announced demos), guess they still need to update it!

    • VietKnight

       Square announced it not Nintendo so that is why it was up already. Just Nintendo did a reconfirmation on it and sucks Gamestop aren’t taking reservation on it anymore.

      • Christopher Nunes

        Already reserved the Collector’s Edition (aka Mark of Mastery Edition) WAY BACK to make sure! On the last day on reserves when I came to visit they were told to stop making reservations for them.

        So glad I pre-order ahead of the game, and my wallet is ready for it! >:3

  • DuskSharkEX

    Already downloaded the demo!

  • Anime10121

    My 3DS has been waiting for this:)
    (Its purpose is now one step closer to being fulfilled)

    • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

      But…but….T_T Are your wallet ready for this?

      • Anime10121

        Yep and has been since I bought my 3DS:P

        It is one of the main reasons I bought one, I’ve had this game preordered on Amazon since the day it was available for preorder!

        • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

          DamnT_T Because of me spending on pre-oredering some anime, i am no more able to afford limited edition here.T_T

          • Anime10121

            Well honestly, Im not getting the Mark of Mastery Edition myself either. As big a fan as I am of KH, the special edition is kinda weak. 

            I mean you get a 3DS case, a couple more AR cards (of monsters confirmed already to be in game, and I’d rather get them in game, as it adds challenge), a few post cards (which I dont really care for, as they are all official art I already have saved), and a special box to put it all in (which actually looks extremely plain).

            I’ve been waiting forever for a KH special edition like other games have gotten like art books, ost or even an ost sampler, developer interviews, a newly drawn piece of artwork by Nomura, any one/combination of those things would have been fine, but Mark of Mastery Edition sadly just really looks kinda pales compared to the greater majority of Special Editions.  So I just stuck with the regular edition + strategy guide (which I wont be using, I’m just getting it for the art it’ll inevitably have).

          • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

            Ohh.^^ Then we are on the same treat here.^^

            Hope that both of us will enjoy the game to the fullest here.^^

  • DemonicX

    Downloading now.

  • Shadowman

    My wallet. And My body is ready for this game.

  • Detrimont

    damn you eu/PAL eshop, why must the US version of you taunt me

  • Sweet Sui ♥


    *looks at wallet*

    ;__; God darn it. My funds aren’t looking too healthy at the moment. I’m gonna have to work three jobs to be able to afford all the games I want this coming half of the year… ^_^” lol

    • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

      *look for wallet* *Wallet is dead* T_T

  • CrimsonalCore

    All my money goes to Theatrhythm Final Fantasy and Heroes of Ruin on July, and with some money left, I’ll preorder the MoM Edition and that’s when I have no money on July 31st. But on the first day, I’ll have money to buy this edition. >:3 Pre-ordering games can last to 2 days according to my GS receipt. I’m so genius~ >w< Lol I'm not really that smart, but I thought about it anyways. :3

  • Anime10121

    Just finished the demo and its like Birth by Sleep on crack :P  It feels so awesome to finally get to try the game out, although there are a couple things I’m disappointed about (about the demo not the full game), the demo has no support for Circle Pad Pro, and also the biggest disappointment, no Riku in the demo.  Another thing which may just be a problem with the demo, dont know yet, is the volume, its almost far too low and I think earphones will be a necessity if you want to take in the music, voice acting, etc.

    But from what I played everything else, graphics, framerate, voice acting (Sora and Neku sound great) all awesome:P  Even the 3D works well in this game and doesnt destroy my eyes, although I still prefer 2D just because I can move around with it (although I’ll probably watch the cutscenes in 3D).

    Its more KH (the good kind like 1, 2, BBS, battle system of Re:Coded) you love it

  • SirTeffy

    I just noticed the case won’t fit the 3DS XL… which was one of the reasons I preordered the MoM edition… *sigh* so much for that idea…

  • Anesia Hunter

    I saw the announcement and immediately grabbed my 3DS. I can’t wait to try this out. <3

  • Herok♞

    Well KH my love for you has been sung for you many times, I have no money right now but I will find a way to buy the MoM edition everything else can wait.

  • Setsuna ♥

    Sucks though for those who order through Gamestop, the Mark of Mastery Edition has already been taken off the reverse list (to my knowledge). If anyone looking to get it finds it available for order online somewhere jump on it ASAP :x

  • Christopher Nunes

    About damn time the demo is avaliable! Downloading it as I type!

    I already have the Collector’s Edition pre-ordered and waiting for pick up! I am ready. >:3

  • Masengan

    Man I wanted the KH themed 3DS, but I want the XL >.<

  • Yu_TheKing

    *Looks at dead 3DS* 


    • Anime10121

      I know, I had to do the same thing, even with my AC adaptor plugged in, when I went into the eshop to download the demo, the system said it needed to be charged more and to plug in the AC adaptor, I was lke WTF!!!  But I just closed the system, let it charge for about 5 mins. opened it back up and tried the download again and it worked:P

    • Shadowman


  • Downloading this and Theatherythm demos, gonna try ’em out shortly :D

    • Elemiel

      Theathrhythm has a demo?

      •  It does, at least in the european e-shop :/

  • Göran Isacson

    Ooh, neat. And nice to see you Americans get something when we Europeans get it first… though what exactly IS in the collectors edition?

    • revenent hell

      Via my amazon pre order :The Mark of Mastery Edition includes the KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance]
      game package, five (5) AR cards, 12 art cards, and a special KINGDOM HEARTS 10th
      Anniversary 3DS protector case, all in a premium custom box

      Im more looking forward to the protector case now I dont have to go buy one yippee

  • revenent hell

    Uhm pooh…I keep….forgeting to buy the 3DS….I realy need to write it down on a list for when I go shopping time is a runnin low!

  • Keitaro004

    Hey, no fair! This was way better than the “Birth by Sleep” limited edition we got over here in europe!!!

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