June 2, 2009 // 4:49 pm
- One of Sony's biggest shockers at E3's press conference was Final Fantasy XIV
, the next iteration in the online Final Fantasy series to be released exclusively on PlayStation 3 and PC. The new online game takes place in the vast realm of Eorzea.
The official site
for Final Fantasy XIV has launched today as well. Screenshots as well as the trailer for the game are currently up on the site.
The game is currently scheduled for a simultaneous global release in 2010 with language support in Japanese, English, French and German.
Press Release: Square Enix Unveils Newest Addition to the FINAL FANTASY series, FINAL FANTASY XIV!
MMORPG Scheduled for Simultaneous Global Release on the PlayStation3 and Windows
LOS ANGELES, California (2nd June 2009) - Today, Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), announced that FINAL FANTASY XIV, an all new massively-multiplayer role-playing game (MMORPG), is planned for a simultaneous global release with language support in Japanese, English, French and German.
Adventure begins anew in the vast realm of Eorzea!
More information on FINAL FANTASY XIV can be found at http://www.finalfantasyxiv.com/.
Title: FINAL FANTASY XIV
Platforms: PLAYSTATION 3 & Windows
*Details on required PC specifications to be announced at a later date
Languages: Japanese, English, German, French (simultaneous release)
MSRP: TBD (Software & Subscription)
Rating: Pending (ESRB/PEGI/CERO)
Copyright Information: © SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
Official Site: http://www.finalfantasyxiv.com/
Producer: Hiromichi Tanaka (FINAL FANTASY I, II, III, XI)
Director: Nobuaki Komoto (FINAL FANTASY IX, XI)
Art Director: Akihiko Yoshida (Vagrant Story®, FINAL FANTASY XII)
Music: Nobuo Uematsu of SMILE PLEASE (FINAL FANTASY series)