SQUARE ENIX AND MICROSOFT COLLABORATE TO BRING EXCLUSIVE WEAPON DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT TO THE XBOX 360 VERSION OF FINAL FANTASY XI

LOS ANGELES (December 21, 2011) —  Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced that a new piece of content has been added to the downloadable content (DLC) list for  FINAL FANTASY® XIII–2 . The new DLC, a bow weapon for Serah called "Azrael," has been created through a collaboration between Square Enix and Microsoft, and will be available exclusively for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, on Jan. 31, 2012.

Azrael is named after an angel who represents spirits and death. It is believed to possess the power to change the owner’s destiny, and the player's Chain Bonus will upgrade when equipped. You can purchase this weapon from Chocolina, the merchant, in Episode 2 or beyond in the main game for 80 Microsoft Points via the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Xbox 360. Only Serah has the ability to wield this legendary weapon.

ABOUT FINAL FANTASY XIII–2

FINAL FANTASY XIII–2 is the sequel to  FINAL FANTASY XIII, which has shipped 6.2 million units worldwide since its release in March 2010. The sequel has evolved beyond its predecessor, with an extraordinary level design encouraging exploration, an enhanced battle system allowing players to command monsters and a variety of options that support multiple playthroughs.

FINAL FANTASY XIII–2 will be available at North American retailers for $59.99 on Jan. 31, 2012.  FINAL FANTASY XIII–2 is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at  www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

Related Links

FINAL FANTASY XIII–2 Official Homepage: http://na.square-enix.com/ffxiii-2

FINAL FANTASY XIII–2's Official Facebook® Page: http://www.facebook.com/FinalFantasyXIII

About Square Enix

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 59 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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

FINAL FANTASY XIII–2 ©2011 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All rights reserved. FINAL FANTASY, the FINAL FANTASY XIII–2 logo, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.


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