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SQUARE ENIX CELEBRATES 11 YEARS OF FINAL FANTASY XI

ldquo;Abyssea and Atma Axtravaganza Campaignrdquo; Offers Free Battle Area Add-ons and Bonuses

LOS ANGELES (August 8, 2013)ndash; Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIXreg; interactive entertainment products in the Americas, announced today the limited-time, free download of three major battle area add-ons for FINAL FANTASYreg; XI.

As part of the campaign, the three add-ons (ldquo;Vision of Abysseareg;,rdquo;ldquo;Scars of Abysseareg;rdquo; andldquo;Heroes of Abysseareg;rdquo;) are available for free to users that have not tried out this exciting high-level content. Users wishing to dive into the Abyssea add-ons will need to have registered and installed theldquo;Rise of the Zilartreg;rdquo; andldquo;Wings of the Goddessreg;rdquo; expansion packs, as well as reached level 30 in at least one job.

To aid players who have yet to set foot into the lands of Abyssea, Square Enix is also offering a starter package filled with in-game goodies.nbsp;Some of the in-game giveaways include:

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Eleven of the most popular Atmandash; these enhancements allow users to strengthen their characters in a variety of ways while they journey within Abyssea

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; One Lunar Abyssitendash; essential for equipping and using atma.nbsp; And for seasoned veterans that already possess the lunar abyssite, 100,000 cruor is offered as an alternative.

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; 100,000 Cruor - Cruor is a red, naturally-occurring mineral found in Abyssea, as well as the standard currency of the realm. It can be exchanged for maps and other sundries, warp point activation, and special boons.

middot;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Increase to Initial Traverser Stone Stocksndash; Magic traverser stones enable travel within Abyssea, and each stone enables its bearer to stay within the world for thirty minutes.

Detailed information on the campaign, as well as the history behind these add-on scenarios can be found at http://www.playonline.com/ff11us/campaign/11th/abyssea.html.

About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIXreg;, EIDOSreg; and TAITOreg; branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the SQUARE ENIX Group. The SQUARE ENIX Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASYreg;, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUESTreg;, which has sold over 59 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDERreg;, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERSreg;. SQUARE ENIX, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of SQUARE ENIX Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/na.

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 franchisesndash; FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUESTreg; which has sold over 59 million units worldwidendash; 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. More information on Square Enix can be found at http://www.square-enix.com.

FINAL FANTASY XI: Seekers of Adoulincopy; 2001-2013 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.nbsp; All Rights Reserved.

SEEKERS OF ADOULIN is a registered trademark or trademark of Square Enix Co., Ltd.nbsp; FINAL FANTASY, VISION OF ABYSSEA, SCARS OF ABYSSEA, HEROES OF ABYSSEA, RISE OF THE ZILART, WINGS OF THE GODDESS, PLAYONLINE, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group.

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CONTACT (Press Only)

David Yang

Square Enix, Inc.

310.846.0400nbsp;

na.pr@square-enix.comnbsp;nbsp;

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