FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION Set to Ship on April 19, 2011 Ultimate Compilation of the Popular FINAL FANTASY IV and THE AFTER YEARS Available in One Package in Celebration of Its 20th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that FINAL FANTASY® IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION will be available for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system on April 19, 2011.

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After 20 years, FINAL FANTASY IV and its acclaimed sequel, THE AFTER YEARS®, are now combined into one package as the ultimate role-playing game experience. A cast of unforgettable characters fight through one of the grandest stories ever told with stunning new graphics, a re-arranged, award-winning soundtrack, and bonus game features that provide the absolute FINAL FANTASY IV experience.  

FEATURES

  • Complete package of one of the greatest RPGs of all time: First packaged release of THE AFTER YEARS
  • An epic tale spanning nations, worlds and generations: Brand-new stories to further expand the revolutionary story line of FINAL FANTASY IV
  • All-new cast of friends, family and foes: Fall in love with Cecil, Rosa, Kain, Rydia and Edge again while getting to know Ceodore and a whole new cast of characters
  • Vibrant visuals and unforgettable melodies: Includes all-new 2-D graphics designed for the PSP® system's 16:9 format. Also includes a new arrangement of one of the most acclaimed video game soundtracks of all time!

"In honor of the 20th Anniversary since the initial launch, we are releasing FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION this April, 2011.   We hope fans will enjoy and celebrate not only the original and complete game experience but the addition of new and never-before-seen levels," said Ami Blaire, vice president of marketing, Square Enix, Inc.

About FINAL FANTASY IV

Since its initial release in 1991 on the SNES, FINAL FANTASY IV has been popular across several platforms, and this year celebrates its 20th anniversary. With its high-quality graphics and scenarios, and the introduction of the active time battle system, FINAL FANTASY IV redefined role-playing video games and shaped FINAL FANTASY titles to come.

About THE AFTER YEARS

THE AFTER YEARS is a true sequel set more than a decade after the events of FINAL FANTASY IV. The story revolves around Cecil and Rosa's son, Ceodore, as he ventures out to unravel the mysterious events surrounding the Blue Planet. In addition to the new characters, characters from the original title, such as Cecil, Rosa and Kain will be reunited. Players can enjoy the FINAL FANTASY IV experience with enhanced battles and the brand-new Band system feature.

FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION will be available for the PSP® system at retailers beginning April 19, 2011 for an MSRP of $29.99.  FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

For more information about FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, please visit the official website: http://www.ff4complete.com

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 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 54 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 on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com.

©2011 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. FINAL FANTASY, THE AFTER YEARS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment.

SOURCE Square Enix, Inc.



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