Omega Sektor today announces Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, has signed as one of the centre’s premium publishers. FINAL FANTASY® XI, the first online game in the award-winning FINAL FANTASY franchise, will be available to play at the new entertainment and gaming centre, opening in Birmingham this summer.
FINAL FANTASY XI will have its own dedicated area on the first floor of the centre, where over 36 top-of-the-range PCs will host the popular MMORPG. Visitors will be further immersed in to the action as the area is themed especially for the game.
FINAL FANTASY XI is set in the beautifully crafted world of Vana’diel® and offers players unlimited possibilities for adventure– whether exploring on their own or forming a party with friends.
Michael Sherlock, senior vice president of Square Enix Ltd. says“FINAL FANTASY XI is already enjoyed by over 500,000 people worldwide, and with the arrival of the new Omega Sektor centre, we look forward to hosting existing fans and introducing new players to the world of Vana’diel.”
Adrian Le Mans, sales and marketing director for Omega Sektor says,“FINAL FANTASY is one of the biggest names in gaming and it’s a big attraction for us to have its first online game at the centre. We look forward to working with Square Enix on the launch of the centre and the FINAL FANTASY XI area.”
About Omega Sektor:
Omega Sektor, the next key recreation destination in the UK opens its doors in the heart of Birmingham during summer 2007. This state of the art centre is set to usher in the 21st Century of arcade style gaming, providing a casual yet high-tech social experience for all ages and abilities. The centre will also offer music, movies, an internet café and other entertainment areas.
Boasting over 400 highest spec PCs with multiplayer LAN and online play, as well as the market leading next generation consoles including the Xbox 360, Omega Sektor will rank amongst the largest gaming centres in the world. In addition, many major publishers have signed up, attributing to a catalogue of over 500 playable games.
About Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises– FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 75 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 43 million units worldwide– under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Located in London, Square Enix Ltd. handles operations in Europe and other PAL territories including sales, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. 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 Vana’diel are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd. in United Kingdom and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England&Wales under the number 3679704 whose registered office is Castle House, 37-45 Paul Street, London EC2A 4LS.
For further information on Omega Sektor please contact:
Lucy Starvis at Lunch PR
Tel: 0207 575 3215
For further information on Square Enix and FINAL FANTASY XI please contact:
Alex Huhtala at Square Enix Ltd
Tel: 020 7324 5223