Square Enix has announced that Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days will be released for Nintendo DS across PAL territories this autumn.

The series which brings together characters from Final Fantasy and Disney continues in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days and follows Roxas, the "other" hero from Kingdom Hearts II. Players will discover more about his days as a member of the mysterious Organization XIII.

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days will also be the first game in the series to feature a multiplayer mode: four players can team-up as their favourite Organization XIII members

John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. Commented: "Kingdom Hearts continues to bring joy to players around the world. With kingdom Hearts 358/2 Dsays I am delighted to be revisiting the wonderful worlds of Disney and very pleased to see the addition of a multiplayer mode. I am sure fans will find this an exciting and essential entry in the series."