Absolutely stunned is our reaction to this.
Sony have announced Final Fantasy XIV at their press conference, it will be an MMO, but the biggest of them all? Coming in 2010, exclusive to PLAYSTATION 3. It was shown just after a jaw-dropping trailer of Final Fantasy XIII.
We got the PR after the jump.
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)
About Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., 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 47 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.
Square Enix Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. with offices 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
DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in United Kingdom and/or other countries. EORZEA is a registered trademark of Square Enix Co., Ltd. in the United Kingdom and/or other countries. Windows is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies and is used under license from the owner. “PlayStation” and PS3 are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under the number 3679704 whose registered office is Castle House, 37-45 Paul Street, London EC2A 4LS.