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SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES REDESIGNED FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN

Massively Multiplayer Online Adventure Rebuilt from the Ground Up

LONDON (July 26 th 2012)Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX? interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, announced today the fully-redesigned massively multiplayer online adventure FINAL FANTASY? XIV title.? Rebranded FINAL FANTASY? XIV: A Realm Reborn™, and previously referenced as“version 2.0,” this?adventure has been rebuilt from the ground up, and centers on the core concept of rebirth, featuring a new world to explore and storyline to experience.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn offers visually-stunning graphics and game design that appeal to both Windows PC and PlayStation?3 players.

“Since announcing our plans for the future of the title last October, we have been working tirelessly to include all of the elements that we have promised in FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn, which we announced today. This new title not only becomes a symbol of a completely new FINAL FANTASY XIV, but also marks the beginning of a new stage as the latest title in the FINAL FANTASY series. I hope you’re looking forward to it!” said Naoki Yoshida, Producer/Director of FINAL FANTASY XIV.

A new website dedicated to FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn ( http://www.finalfantasyxiv.com) also went live today, which offers background information on the realm of Eorzea, its inhabitants and the much larger world of Hydaelyn.? The website will also serve as the central location for regular updates and news about the game.

Players are invited to visit the official Facebook™ page ( https://www.facebook.com/FinalFantasyXIV) and participate in the official forum at http://lodestone.finalfantasyxiv.com

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX?, EIDOS? and TAITO? branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics? and Eidos Montr?al. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST? which has sold over 59 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER? which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS?. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/eu/en.

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FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn?2001-2012 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.? All Rights Reserved.

FINAL FANTASY, FINAL FANTASY: A REALM REBORN, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, IO INTERACTIVE, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England&Wales under the number 01804186 whose registered office is situated at Wimbledon Bridge House, 1 Hartfield Road, London, SW19 3RU, United Kingdom

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