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Thursday 18th February/...Square Enix Ltd., the
publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in
Europe and other PAL territories today announces the UK launch
event plans for FINAL FANTASY® XIII, the eagerly awaited latest
instalment in the award-winning series that has sold more than 92
million units worldwide.
Special Guests - Fans attending the UK launch event on 9th March
will be treated to a very rare opportunity to meet both Yoshinori
Kitase, the producer of the game, and Isamu Kamikokuryo, the
game’s art director, who will be available to sign games and
answer questions. High-profile DJ and TV presenter Alex Zane will
also be entertaining fans as the MC for the event.
Treats for the fans - The first 50 people to attend the signing
dressed in FINAL FANTASY costumes will be given a free FINAL
FANTASY XIII soundtrack and everyone who attends the launch will
have the chance to win goodies.
Date: 9th March 2010
Time: 5.30pm - 7:30pm
Photocall: 6:05pm – 6:15pm
Address: HMV, 150 Oxford Street, London,
Entry: Free to everyone
In FINAL FANTASY XIII, players will embark on a journey through
the cityworld of Cocoon and the outerworld of Pulse, encountering
and fighting alongside a diverse group of allies. Execute powerful
attacks with weapons and magic, and summon the enigmatic Eidolons
with an evolved Active Time Battle™ system. Experience
seamless transitions between real-time gameplay and in-game
cinematics. Do you have the courage to face your destiny?
This latest title in the multi-platinum FINAL FANTASY series
promises to be intensely compelling and will be available for both
the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox
360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of Square 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
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found on the
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