DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY OUT TODAY FOR PSP

London (25 th March 2011)– Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces DISSIDIA® 012™ FINAL FANTASY® is available now exclusively for the PSP™ (PlayStation® Portable) system.

DISSIDIA 012 FINAL FANTASY is the blockbuster follow-up to the smash hit DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY, offering a winning mix of fighting game action and RPG depth, starring the most memorable heroes and villains from the worlds of the FINAL FANTASY series.

DISSIDIA 012 FINAL FANTASY is available at retail as a standard edition and a special Legacy Edition, featuring a number of special in-pack items comprising exclusive downloadable costumes for Tifa and Squall, and six Deluxe Character Lithograph Art Prints all presented in special white packaging with exclusive Legacy Edition sleeve artwork.  Both editions of the game include a voucher for the user to claim a 50% discount off the purchase of the original FINAL FANTASY game from PlayStation®Store.

In addition, players wanting a taste of the action to come can download the prelude adventure DISSIDIA duodecim prologus™ FINAL FANTASY, available now from the PlayStation®Network, priced€2.99/£2.39.

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About DISSIDIA 012 FINAL FANTASY

DISSIDIA 012 FINAL FANTASY also adds new game modes, story missions, items, alternate costumes and combat features, expanding upon the action and excitement of DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY in every way. Get ready for the return of the ultimate portable fighting experience.

The title refers to the‘12 th battle’ (duodecim means 12 in Latin) in a war between Cosmos and Chaos, that forms the basis of the story. This battle will require new allies both good and evil to join the war.

Features

·         Combining all-out brawling alongside RPG-style character development and customisation, the creators of the FINAL FANTASY and KINGDOM HEARTS series take fighting gameplay to another level.

·         New Assist Mode– Choose your own‘Assist’ character to give you back-up in battle

·         Battle with exciting new characters including:

o    Kain (FINAL FANTASY IV)

o    Tifa (FINAL FANTASY VII)

o    Laguna Loire (FINAL FANTASY VIII)

o    Yuna (FINAL FANTASY X)

o    Prishe (FINAL FANTASY XI)

o    Vaan (FINAL FANTASY XII)

o    Lightning (FINAL FANTASY XIII)

·         Discover a new DISSIDIA adventure– Experience a world alive with never-seen-before storylines and characters

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix 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 57 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/eu/en


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