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SQUARE ENIX UNVEILS NEW DEVELOPER VIDEO AND DIGITAL NOVELLA CHAPTERS FOR DRAKENGARD®3

Third Wave of Exclusive Pre-Order Incentives Disclosed

LOS ANGELES - April 9, 2014 – In preparation for the launch of Drakengard 3, Square Enix, Inc. today unveiled the next series of chapters for excerpts from the Drakengard 3 prequel novella, and showcased a video interview with Art Director, Kimiko Fujisaka on the inspiration behind the game’s key characters and the game’s design process. 

The game’s website ( www.drakengardgame.com/) now features chapters “ Two,” “Three,” “Four” and “Five” that delve in the background of each character’s namesake. 

Players who pre-order Drakengard 3 at the Square Enix Online Store between now and launch – including those who pre-ordered the game during Wave One and Two – will receive six free PlayStation®Network themes featuring Zero, her dragon companion Mikhail and the four Disciples: Cent, Octa, Decadus and Dito. Another pre-order incentive, exclusive to Amazon.com and other participating retailers, will allow players to download three costume color variations for Zero.

Drakengard 3 is now available for pre-order for $49.99, as well as for digital download on the PSN. The game is also available for pre-order through Amazon and other participating retailers.

For more information on Drakengard 3, including new screenshots of Zero's sisters, the video interview with Fujisaka and other press assets, visit: http://press.na.square-enix.com/products/p265/drakengard-3

Related Links

Official Homepage: http://www.drakengardgame.com/

Official Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/Drakengard

Drakengard 3 is rated “M” (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

About Square Enix, Inc.  

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® 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 FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 62 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. 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.na.square-enix.com/.

Per the ESRB, all videos for M-rated games must be age-gated. The age-gate must: (1) be age-neutral (i.e., require the user to input their date of birth or select it from a drop-down bar); (2) employ reasonable technical measures to keep under-age users from re-entering their age after initially being denied access; and (3) not display any ESRB rating information on the video player or the age-gate itself.

 

© 2013, 2014 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. Character Design: Kimihiko Fujisaka.

DRAKENGARD, the DRAKENGARD 3 logo, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Contact (press only):

David Yang

Square Enix, Inc.

310.846.0400  

na.pr@square-enix.com 

 

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