FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
London (10th March 2010)– Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, yesterday announced, to celebrate the launch of FINAL FANTASY® XIII, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) and Square Enix will be releasing a number of FINAL FANTASY XIII special items for PlayStation®Home on 11th March 2010.
Purchase and pad out the ultimate FINAL FANTASY XIII HomeSpace with the launch of an exclusive FINAL FANTASY XIII themed apartment, furniture, figurines and accessories, all inspired by the game. Items to collect include an Eden - Primarch’s Vigilarium apartment; a Vigilarium sofa, table, chair, shelves, desk, planter set and Taxidermic Specimen; Cactuar, Flowering Cactuar and Tonberry figures; and a Carbuncle Plushie.
The special items will be available to download from 11th March within PlayStation Home. For more information on the items available, visit www.playstation.com
PlayStation Home is the 3D, online, social gaming service from PlayStation. It’s the place to meet friends, play games online, watch videos, attend exclusive events and chat to other fans. As long as the user has a PlayStation Network account and access to PlayStation Store, PlayStation Home can be downloaded for free.
Larry Sparks, Vice President Brands PAL Region of Square Enix Ltd. comments,“As part of the launch celebrations we’re thrilled to be working with Sony to offer FINAL FANTASY fans the chance to personalise their HomeSpace with these exclusive items. The apartment, furniture and items have been personally selected by the development team to best represent the world of FINAL FANTASY XIII.”
About FINAL FANTASY XIII
FINAL FANTASY XIII marks the dawning of a new era for the celebrated series, bringing the game to multiple hi-definition consoles simultaneously for the first time in its history. The game is available for both the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft on 9th March 2010.
Expanding upon the rich tradition of the series, producer Yoshinori Kitase (FINAL FANTASY VII, X, X-2), director Motomu Toriyama (FINAL FANTASY VII, X, X-2), character designer Tetsuya Nomura (FINAL FANTASY V, VI, VII, VIII, X) and art director Isamu Kamikokuryo (FINAL FANASY X, XII) combine their creative vision to deliver the latest masterpiece in the FINAL FANTASY universe. Additionally, Masashi Hamauzu (FINAL FANTASY X, DIRGE of CERBERUS -FINAL FANTASY VII-) presents a sweeping soundtrack while movie director Takeshi Nozue (FINAL FANTASY VII ADVENT CHILDREN) and his team of artists adorn the game with seamless cinematic sequences of unparalleled calibre.
For more information about FINAL FANTASY XIII, please visit the Official Website at www.finalfantasy13game.com
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part ofSquare 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 92 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 53 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products.
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