Million-selling classic adventure FINAL FANTASY III

To celebrate the release, for a limited period only, Square Enix is offering iPhone, iPod touch and iPad apps at a reduced price

London (24 th March 2011)– Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces the worldwide simultaneous release of FINAL FANTASY® III for the iPhone® and iPod® touch.  Available from today, the game can be downloaded from the Apple® Store priced€12.99/£9.49. In addition an iPad® version will be available for download in April 2011.

Originally released in 1990, FINAL FANTASY III was the first title in the series to become a million-seller. The full 3D remake released for the Nintendo DS in 2006 duplicated the original's success, selling over a million copies worldwide - and now this classic RPG is available for the iPhone and iPod touch.

The iPhone/iPod touch version of FINAL FANTASY III features fully-remade 3D graphics, taking full advantage of the platform's capabilities. Smooth, intuitive touch-panel controls - a product of Square Enix's previous iPhone RPG experience - make the game easier to play than ever before.

FINAL FANTASY III was the first in the series to feature monster summons and a job-change system - and now players can enjoy this classic adventure all over again with the launch of the iPhone/iPod touch version.

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About FINAL FANTASY III

When darkness falls and the land is robbed of light, four youths are chosen by the crystals to set forth on a journey to save the world...

Product Features:

·         New and improved 3D visuals and story sequences exclusive to the iPhone/iPod touch

·         Smooth, intuitive touch-panel control specifically tailored to Square Enix’s iPhone RPGs

·         Quicker browsing through the monster bestiary and other game records

·         New visual designs for the Job Mastery Cards

·         Retina Display compatible

Product Overview:

Product name:  FINAL FANTASY III

Platform:          iPhone /iPod touch

Genre:              RPG                  

Release date:    24 th March 2011

SRP:               €12.99 /£9.49 each (available worldwide via App Store™)

Languages:       English, Chinese(Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish

Website:           http://dlgames.square-enix.com/ff       

Copyright:        ©1990, 2011 SQUARE ENIX CO.,LTD. All Rights Reserved.

                          ILLUSTRATION: 2006 YOSHITAKA AMANO                

                          ILLUSTRATION: AKIHIKO YOSHIDA

 

Limited period price-cut campaign on Square Enix iPhone / iPod touch and iPad apps in celebration of FINAL FANTASY III

To celebrate the release of FINAL FANTASY III, Square Enix is offering selected previously released iPhone/iPod touch and iPad apps at a discount. The sale begins today for seven days.

Please visit the following website for more details:

http://dlgames.square-enix.com/eu/en/ipod

? Applicable Titles ?

Apps for the iPhone/iPod touch

CHAOS RINGS :€10.49/£7.49à€4.99/£3.49

CRYSTAL DEFENDERS:€5.99/£4.99à€2.99/£2.39

SONG SUMMONER: The Unsung Heroes - Encore:€7.99/£5.99à€3.99/£2.99

FINAL FANTASY:€6.99/£5.49à€2.99/£2.39

FINAL FANTASY II:€6.99/£5.49à€2.99/£2.39

VANGUARD STORM:€2.99/£2.39à€0.79/£0.59

SLIDING HEROES:€0.79/£0.59à FREE

HILLS AND RIVERS REMAIN :€3.99/£2.99à€1.59/£1.19

FINAL FANTASY VII ACC Larger-than-Life Gallery:€4.99/£3.49à€2.39/£1.79

FINAL FANTASYXIII Larger-than-Life Gallery:€4.99/£3.49à€2.39/£1.79 

VOICE FANTASY:€2.39/£1.79à€0.79/£0.59

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Gallery:€1.59/£1.19à€0.79/£0.59

SECRET OF MANA:€6.99/£5.49à€2.99/£2.39

FINAL FANTASY VII Compilation Wallpaper:€2.99/£2.39à€1.59/£1.19

Apps for the iPad

CHAOS RINGS:€12.99/£9.49à€5.99/£4.99

CRYSTAL DEFENDERS for iPad :€5.99/£4.99à€2.99/£2.39

FINAL FANTASY VII ACC Larger-than-Life Gallery:€4.99/£3.49à€2.39/£1.79 

FINAL FANTASY XIII Larger-than-Life Gallery:€4.99/£3.49à€2.39/£1.79 

Chocobo Panic:€2.99/£2.39à €1.59/£1.19
CRYSTAL DEFENDERS Update available soon!

CRYSTAL DEFENDERS, a defensive strategy game featuring character classes from FINAL FANTASY TACTICS A2 has received the following new features. Users who have already purchased the game will receive an update notice on their iPhone.  The game is part of the Square Enix iPhone/iPod touch app sale ongoing until March 31.

    <*>Game Centre rankings and achievements added. Players must complete achievements to unlock original art and illustrations. <*>Better performance optimised for the iPhone 4.
 

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.

 

Contact:

Adam Phillips

Square Enix Ltd

+44 (0) 20 8636 3000

adamp@square-enix.com   

FINAL FANTASY, CHAOS RINGS, CHOCOBO PANIC, CRYSTAL DEFENDERS, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST, HILLS AND RIVERS REMAIN, SECRET OF MANA, SLIDING HEROES, SONG SUMMONER THE UNSUNG HEROES, VOICE FANTASY , EIDOS, DRAGON QUEST, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group.

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iTunes Store and App Store are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Other names of companies and products mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of the concerned companies.

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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