E3 2009: Square Enix Unveils Final Fantasy XIV

E3 2009: Square Enix Unveils Final Fantasy XIV


Today, Square Enix announced via the Sony press event that Final Fantasy XIV is “scheduled for simultaneous global release on the PlayStation3 and Windows.”

Shocking and unbelievable as it may seem, supposedly the next MMORPG in the franchise is well under development.  Below you’ll find the official presser that confirms the title’s existance.  Unfortunately, its brevity also confirms our suspicions.

Press Release:

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/ .

Product Information

Platforms: PLAYSTATION 3 & Windows
*Details on required PC specifications to be announced at a later date
Languages: Japanese, English, German, French (simultaneous release)
Release 2010
MSRP: TBD (Software & Subscription)
Rating: Pending (ESRB/PEGI/CERO)
Copyright Information: © SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
Official Site:

Development Staff

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)

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