SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES LEGACY AND WELCOME BACK CAMPAIGNS FOR FINAL FANTASY XIV

LOS ANGELES (Apr. 20, 2012) —  Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced two new promotional campaigns aimed at rewarding the  FINAL FANTASY® XIV community and reintroducing former players to the updates, content additions and improvements that have been made to the lands of Eorzea. The Legacy Campaign will introduce several benefits for loyal subscribers and The Welcome Back Campaign will encourage adventurers who played FFXIV in the past to rejoin and experience the latest sweeping changes made to the lands of Eorzea.

The Legacy Campaign will be offered to players who have been subscribers of  FINAL FANTASY XIV for at least 90 days between January 6, 2012 and the start of the version 2.0 beta testing. Legacy members will be able to lock–in a lowered subscription rate of $9.99 and also receive an exclusive in–game Chocobo mount at the launch of 2.0. Detailed information on the subscription rates are:

Membership Tiers Price Billing Cycle Max Playable Characters

Per World Max Playable Characters

Total

Legacy $9.99* 30 Days 8 40

Entry $12.99* 30 Days 1 8

Standard $14.99* 30 Days 8 40

Additionally, as a gesture of appreciation to the game's most dedicated community members, the names of these Legacy members will be included in the credits of version 2.0.

The Welcome Back Campaign is an invitation for players that hold inactive accounts to rejoin their friends on Eorzea during a 10–day free–to–play window between May 9 (8:00pm PST) and May 20 (11:59pm PST). Returning players will be able to experience the Seventh Umbral Era content and try out major new additions to the game including the job system introduced in Patch 1.21 as well as the content that will be introduced in Patch 1.22 like the battle against the fierce primal Garuda. The Welcome Back Campaign will be an incredible opportunity for players to re–immerse themselves in the realm of Eorzea.

For additional information, visit  http://lodestone.finalfantasyxiv.com and  http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com.

About FINAL FANTASY XIV

Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Publisher: Square Enix, Inc.

Platform: Windows PC

Genre MMORPG

ESRB: T (Teen)

About SQUARE ENIX, Inc.

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/.


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