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Square Enix Launches the FINAL FANTASY XIV COLLECTOR'S EDITION
Sep 22, 2010 (03:09 PM EDT)


Highly Anticipated MMORPG Launches on the PC with Exclusive Bonus Items

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in North America, announced that FINAL FANTASY® XIV COLLECTOR'S EDITION has launched for Windows® PC. Offering players early access to the game, this Collector's Edition also comes with other perks, including an in-game item, a behind-the-scenes DVD and more. With language support in Japanese, English, French and German, the adventure begins anew in the vast realm of Eorzea!

The FINAL FANTASY XIV COLLECTOR'S EDITION welcomes aspiring heroes and explorers alike with highly exclusive bonus items, including:

  • Eight days early access prior to the release of the Standard Edition
  • The exclusive in-game item Onion Helm item
  • A behind-the-scenes DVD featuring insight from the development team
  • A FINAL FANTASY XIV branded Security Token
  • A FINAL FANTASY XIV branded Travel Journal
  • A voucher to receive a personalized right of passage certificate
  • A buddy pass to invite a friend to play free for a limited time

FINAL FANTASY XIV invites players to take up arms and embark on an unforgettable journey filled with endless adventures. Players will encounter a vibrant world filled with noble knights and mages, as well as sinister creatures and mysterious foes. Delivering a fresh experience full of all-new areas to discover, as well as innovative combat and questing systems, the latest installment in the FINAL FANTASY series is the MMORPG fans and newcomers have been waiting to explore.

The FINAL FANTASY XIV COLLECTOR'S EDITION is available now for $74.99, and includes one playable character and 30 days of free access. After the free period, the regular 30-day subscription fee will be $12.99. Each additional character will be $3.00 per period, with a maximum of eight playable characters per account. Depending on the service period length selected, service fee discounts can apply.

The standard edition of FINAL FANTASY XIV will be available for the PC on September 30, 2010. The PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system version of FINAL FANTASY XIV is currently under development with a scheduled launch of early March 2011.

More information on FINAL FANTASY XIV can be found at http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com.

About FINAL FANTASY XIV COLLECTOR'S EDITION

Developer:

Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Publisher:

Square Enix, Inc.

Platform:

PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC

Genre:

MMORPG

ESRB:

Teen



Development Staff


Producer:

Hiromichi Tanaka (FINAL FANTASY I, II, III, XI)

Director:

Nobuaki Komoto (FINAL FANTASY IX, XI)

Art Director:

Akihiko Yoshida (Vagrant Story®, FINAL FANTASY XII)

Music:

Nobuo Uematsu of SMILE PLEASE (FINAL FANTASY series)



About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., a holding company leading Square Enix Group. Square Enix, Inc. publishes and distributes entertainment content under the Square Enix Group's internationally renowned brands such as Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in the Americas. The Square Enix Group includes a global network of leading development studios located in North America, Europe and Japan. The Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 54 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and other well-established products and services.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com.

DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX, and the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. EORZEA and VAGRANT STORY are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd.  TOMB RAIDER is a registered trademark of Square Enix Ltd.  "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.  Windows is a registered trademark of the Microsoft group of companies.

SOURCE Square Enix, Inc.