LOS ANGELES and LONDON (Oct. 30, 2013) – Square Enix, Inc. and Square Enix Ltd., publishers of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas and PAL territories, respectively, announced today that FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A Realm Reborn has exceeded 1.5 million registered players within two months since its launch.
The combined total is across North America, Europe, Japan and PAL territories on both the Windows® PC and PlayStation® 3 entertainment systems. In related news, Square Enix also recently announced that the beta program for the next generation PlayStation 4 system will commence on February 22, 2014.
Furthermore, the first content update (Patch 2.1) is scheduled for release later this December, which will include key features, including Player vs. Player (PvP) battle arena, new dungeons, player housing and more.
Finally, players can now also transfer their characters to another world via the World Transfer Service, which is available starting this week. Details are available here.
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is available now 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.
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About FINAL 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.
About Square 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.
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