London (3rd October 2008) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that FINAL FANTASY® XI 2008 Edition is now available to purchase via digital distribution services.
From today, PC owners can download FINAL FANTASY XI 2008 Edition throughout Europe via digital distribution services such as Metaboli and their partners including Virgin Media. Priced at £29.99 in the UK and €39.99 throughout Europe, the digital version of FINAL FANTASY XI 2008 Edition contains all the same exciting content and features as the original retail version.
FINAL FANTASY XI takes you into the world of Vana’diel® during the aftermath of a great war, as you answer a desperate call to defend your people. In this first ever cross-platform massively multiplayer online game, you'll unite with other warriors as they save their world from utter destruction.
The digital version of FINAL FANTASY XI 2008 Edition available for Windows® contains the original PC game FINAL FANTASY XI and all four expansion packs to take your adventure even further. These include Rise of the Zilart™, Chains of Promathia™, Treasures of Aht Urghan™ and the latest expansion pack Wings of the Goddess™.
John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. comments, “It’s never been easier to join the exciting world of FINAL FANTASY XI. Digital distribution of FINAL FANTASY XI 2008 Edition allows players that have difficulty obtaining physical copies of the game to download the adventure with the bonus of all the expansion pack content. I hope many more players enjoy and experience the exciting world of Vana’diel and all that FINAL FANTASY XI has to offer.”
To download the digital version of FINAL FANTASY XI please visit the following link: http://finalfantasyXI.gamesplanet.com/game-final-fantasy-XI.html
About FINAL FANTASY XI
FINAL FANTASY XI was originally released on May 2002. In October 2003 the title was released in North America and the European release followed in September 2004.
FINAL FANTASY XI is the first MMORPG capable of simultaneous multiplayer action across three different platforms, allowing players worldwide to combine forces on Windows, PlayStation®2 (North America and Japan only) and Xbox 360®.
FINAL FANTASY XI players from all over the world can unite in one gaming universe in a community of more than 500,000 players, and 1.7 million characters.
March 2007 saw the introduction of the French and German language versions of FINAL FANTASY XI creating an influx of new players. Those already playing will tell you this has added to a vibrant multi-cultural online community.
FINAL FANTASY XI is the first ever MMORPG for Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
For more information about FINAL FANTASY XI, please visit www.playonline.com.
About Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix) with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises – FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 46 million units worldwide – under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Located in London, Square Enix Ltd. handles operations in Europe and other PAL territories including sales, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com
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