FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD REMASTER Launches In North America Today

       FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD REMASTER Launches In North America Today  Timeless Classics Now Available on the PlayStation®3 Computer Entertainment System and PlayStation®Vita Handheld Entertainment System  PR Newswire  LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2014  LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced that its critically-acclaimed RPG, FINAL FANTASY® X/X-2 HD Remaster is now available in North America for the PlayStation®3 system and PlayStation®Vita systems. Completely remastered in high-definition, the compilation brings two fan-favorite, timeless classics – FINAL FANTASY X and FINAL FANTASY X-2 for new and old fans.  Object: application/x-shockwave-flash  Considered a ground-breaking milestone for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, FINAL FANTASY X was the first in the series to incorporate voice acting and full 3D graphics.  In the remastered version, the artwork has been beautifully reworked and redrawn, and new character voices are included as part of the new 30-minute audio drama that will be played during the ending credits.  "Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is the best way to play one of the best JRPGs ever" –IGN (9.3/10)  "Whether you're taking a trip down memory lane or experiencing Final Fantasy X for the first time, you won't be disappointed" –Game Informer (9/10, Gold Award, April Issue)  The game features brand-new content for the North American market and will  provide players with an entirely new way to experience the world of Spira. Players will be able to watch the Eternal Calm, a short film following Yuna after the events of FINAL FANTASY X. Additionally, Last Mission, the storyline-based mission following Yuna, Rikku and Paine in their exploration of the Iutycyr Tower ruins will make its North American debut.  "With this remaster, we wanted to service our community by bringing back two of the most cherished titles in the series," said Yoshinori Kitase, producer at SQUARE ENIX. "We've spent a lot of time completely remastering the game and the final high-definition experience is a true testament to the team's hard work. We can't wait for the fans to re-experience the gorgeous world of Spira."  FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster is a single disc bundle available for the PlayStation®3 system. The collector's edition for the PlayStation®3 system will be sold exclusively at theSquare Enix Online Storefor $79.99. Available as a 2-in-1 retail pack, the PlayStation®Vita system version of the game includes FINAL FANTASYX HD Remasteron the game card andFINAL FANTASY X-2 HD Remasteras a downloadable PlayStation®Network voucher*. Both titles will support cross-save functionality with the PlayStation®3 system and are available today for $39.99.  *PlayStation®Vita system version of FINAL FANTASY X-2 HD Remasteravailable as download only. Voucher included.Internet connection required.  These titles are rated "T" for Teen. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website atwww.esrb.orgfor more information about ratings.  For more information, please visit: http://www.finalfantasyXHD.com  Related Links Official Homepage:http://www.finalfantasyXHD.com Official Facebook® Page:http://www.facebook.com/FinalFantasyX  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://www.na.square-enix.com/.  © 2001-2004, 2013, 2014 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. 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