FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES: THE CRYSTAL BEARERS RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCEMENT

Friday 20th November/...Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that FINAL FANTASY® CRYSTAL CHRONICLES®: The Crystal Bearers™ will be available exclusively on Wii™ from 5th February 2010.

FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES: The Crystal Bearers opens up a whole new style of game design never experienced in previous FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES games. Set in a huge and beautifully created open-world universe, players will be treated to a magnificent story of adventure, exploration and puzzle solving.

A thousand years have passed since the events of the original FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES. The destruction of the Yuke Crystal during the Great War had at once brought the victorious Lilty Tribe prosperity, the defeated Yuke Tribe apparent annihilation, and the world a new age of science and reason. In this new era exists a rare breed of powerful beings called“crystal bearers”, whose seemingly magical abilities have led them to be feared and scorned by the public.

Larry Sparks, Vice President Brands PAL Region of Square Enix Ltd. comments,“FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES: The Crystal Bearers is a unique addition to the series and one which will appeal to FINAL FANTASY fans and to Wii owners with a thirst for an epic and immersive adventure. We look forward to releasing the game across PAL territories.

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About FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES: The Crystal Bearers

Story

A young mercenary name Layle, a crystal bearer, has been hired to escort the new passenger airship Alexis, the pinnacle of Lilty technology and a symbol of their current dominance. However, when the Alexis is suddenly besieged by a horde of monsters, Layle comes face to face with an adversary thought to have vanished from the pages of history, on a quest that may threaten the future of the world…

Features

• Unique action-based gameplay– with 3D levels, exploration and puzzle solving

• Experience exhilarating real-time battles with intuitive controls

• Gorgeous 3D graphics that push the Wii’s capabilities

• An emotional audio score which creates a beautiful world to explore

• Open world game design

• Fully expressed event scenes with typical FINAL FANTASY elements

For further information please contact:

Roxana Etemad– UK PR Manager

Telephone: 020 8636 3000

Email: roxanae@square-enix.com

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd., a part of Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content from the Square Enix Group including Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in Europe and other PAL territories. 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 85 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 50 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products.

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

DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in the United Kingdom and/or other countries. CRYSTAL CHRONICLES and THE CRYSTAL BEARERS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd., in the United Kingdom and /or other countries. EIDOS, TOMB RAIDER, IO INTERACTIVE and CRYSTAL DYNAMICS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Ltd. in the United Kingdom and/or other countries. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Wii is a trademark of Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England&Wales under the number 1804186 whose registered office is Wimbledon Bridge House, 1 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RU


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