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Patrick Stewart Records Voiceover For UK and Australian Final Fantasy XII TV Campaign

London (15th February 2007) - Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that legendary actor Patrick Stewart will provide the voiceover for the UK and Australian TV commercials for the forthcoming epic FINAL FANTASY® XII.

The latest title in one of Square Enix's most beloved franchises will be released across all PAL territories exclusively on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system on 23rd February, with TV commercials set to begin airing from 19th February.

David Dyett, European Marketing Director of Square Enix Ltd. comments, "When we first saw the incredible visuals for FINAL FANTASY XII, we knew we wanted an incredible voice that would match them. As our first and only choice, we're thrilled that Patrick Stewart has provided the voiceover for the FINAL FANTASY XII television campaign in the UK and Australia."

Since its debut in 1987, the FINAL FANTASY series has sold over 70 million units worldwide. With its cutting-edge visuals, unique worlds and intricate narrative, FINAL FANTASY has defined the role-playing genre and continues to be adored by fans around the globe.


-The Story-

Enter an age where magic is commonplace and airships fill the skies, crowding out the heavens. A young orphan named Vaan dreams of escaping his life on the streets of

Rabanastre and piloting an airship of his own. Against the backdrop of the war engulfing the kingdom of Dalmasca, Vaan meets Princess Ashe, the sole surviving heir to the Dalmascan throne, long thought dead. Together, they will embark on an incredible journey through Ivalice. The choices they make will determine the very fate of the world.




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 70 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 41 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

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