OS ANGELES (September 25, 2007) – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that the next expansion pack for FINAL FANTASY XI, WINGS OF THE GODDESS, will ship to retailers across North America on November 20, 2007. Service for WINGS OF THE GODDESS officially goes live on November 22, 2007. Available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Windows and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in a wide variety of SKUs, the latest expansion adds new jobs, new characters and new adventures to the ever-evolving world of Vana'diel.
WINGS OF THE GODDESS will be available in five different SKUs:
FINAL FANTASY XI Vana'diel Collection 2008 (Stand-alone product including all expansions) Platforms: PlayStation 2 system, Xbox 360 MSRP: $39.99 and $49.99 respectively
FINAL FANTASY XI: Wings of the Goddess (Expansion pack only) Platforms: PlayStation 2 system, Windows, Xbox 360 MSRP: $29.99 each
During Tokyo Game Show 2007, Square Enix (Booth 3-S1) debuted an all-new trailer that unveils the new locations, beastmen and adventures coming up in WINGS OF THE GODDESS. This special trailer, which can now be seen at the official FINAL FANTASY XI Web site (http://www.playonline.com/ff11us/index.shtml), also marks the worldwide debut of an all-new job class, expanding adventurers' possibilities in new and exciting ways. North American gamers will have the chance to experience this job at Fan Festival 2007, taking place at the Hilton Hotel in Anaheim, Calif.
Accommodating players in North America, Europe and Japan, FINAL FANTASY XI is the first massively multiplayer online role-playing game capable of simultaneous multiplayer cooperation across three different platforms. Now in its fifth year of service, FINAL FANTASY XI has a community of more than 500,000 subscribers and more than 1.7 million player characters from around the world.
FINAL FANTASY XI: WINGS OF THE GODDESS is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) Web site at www.esrb.com for more information about ratings. The official FINAL FANTASY XI: WINGS OF THE GODDESS Web site can be found at http://www.playonline.com/ff11us/index.shtml. For