FINAL FANTASY Online Experience Is 'Reborn' Today

              FINAL FANTASY Online Experience Is 'Reborn' Today

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Combines Massive Gameplay with Franchise
Hallmarks

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Square Enix Inc., the publisher of
SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today
announced that FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A Realm Reborn™ is now available in North
America. Now, players on Windows PC and the PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system can adventure together in the first FINAL FANTASY title
that introduces hallmarks from the entire franchise.

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The highly anticipated online role playing game takes place five years after
the realm of Eorzea was ravaged by the unleashing of Bahamut, the most
powerful of the god-like Primals. As players explore the world and learn more
details in the epic storyline, they can hone their skills with the Armoury
System. This unique gameplay feature allows characters to change their role,
abilities, and skills on-the-fly, without having the need to create multiple
characters.

"We are extremely proud of all the work and effort spent creating FINAL
FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn, and I hope that both new and old players enjoy
this FINAL FANTASY experience," said Naoki Yoshida, producer and director of
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn. "We look forward to supporting this title
for many years to come, always listening to the community and delivering rich
content updates and new stories that our fans deserve."

Key Features

  oAll the hallmarks of the FINAL FANTASY franchise, including genre-leading
    graphics and real-time cut scenes, beautiful music, and an immersive story
    experience
  oBand together with your friends to create guild-like "Free Companies" to
    take on the game's story-driven adventures
  oHigh level detail and quality of graphics on both the PlayStation®3 system
    and Windows PC through the new graphics engine
  oFlexible class system that allows players to change to any of the 19
    different classes on the fly by simply changing their equipped weapon or
    tool. Players can also unlock 9 different jobs as they advance in level.
  oNew takes on classic FINAL FANTASY elements like the "Materia" and "Limit
    Break" systems that originally appeared in FINAL FANTASY VII
  oVaried options available for leveling and growing the player's character −
    including class quests, main story quests, quick-action "Guildleves and
    Guildhests" that act as events players can tackle alone or with friends,
    and exciting "Instanced Dungeons" to raid in search of vast treasures
  oFull Active Time Events (FATEs) − unique events that allow for dynamic
    open world battles and adventures with other players
  oPersonal companion chocobos for players to ride and fight alongside in
    battle

Players can also download a free companion app, FINAL FANTASY XIV: Libra
Eorzea™, on their iOS devices. Upon downloading and logging in, players can
view their created characters in detail, check out their friends' character
info, and access several databases on the in-game items, quests, achievements,
NPCs and more. FINAL FANTASY XIV: Libra Eorzea will be coming soon for the
iOS; the Android version will also be available at a later time.

FINALFANTASYXIV: A Realm Reborn is now available for $39.99 on the
PlayStation®3 system and $29.99 for Windows PC. A free 30-day trial is
included for new accounts, with monthly subscriptions starting at $12.99.

FINALFINALFANTASYXIV: A Realm Reborn is rated T (Teen). Please visit the
Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.orgfor more
information about ratings.

The new launch trailer can be viewed on YouTube. For more information on
FFXIV: A Realm Reborn, including press assets, visit:
http://press.na.square-enix.com/products/p185/final-fantasy-xiv-a-realm-reborn.

Related Links
Official Website: http://www.finalfantasyxiv.com
Official Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FinalFantasyXIV
Official Twitter:@FF_XIV_EN
Official YouTube:http://www.youtube.com/user/FINALFANTASYXIV

AboutFINAL FANTASY
Since the release of FINAL FANTASY in 1987, this unique RPG series continues
to showcase the spectacular visuals, highly imaginative worlds and rich
stories leading the industry and earning the highest accolades from users
around the world. Titles of the series have so far achieved a cumulative
shipment of over 100 million units worldwide.

AboutSquare 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 62 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
athttp://na.square-enix.com/.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN © 2013 Square Enix, Ltd. All rights
reserved. FINAL FANTASY, the FINAL FANTASY: A REALM REBORN logo, FINAL
FANTASY XIV: LIBRA EORZEA, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX
logo, SPACE INVADERS, TOMB RAIDER and TAITO are registered trademarks or
trademarks of the Square Enix Group. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark
of Sony Computer Entertainment. Windows is a registered trademark of the
Microsoft group of companies. All other trademarks are properties of their
respective owners.

SOURCE Square Enix, Inc.

Website: http://www.square-enix.com
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