FINAL FANTASY XI is the world's first major cross-platform, cross-continent (MMORPG) which allows players to connect to the same gaming world regardless of whether they are playing on a PC or PlayStation 2 and whether they are playing in North America or Japan. As the first MMORPG in the long respected FINAL FANTASY series, the game unites players in the world of Vana'dielR, where they can customize their characters, play at their own pace, form parties with other gamers, and embark on journeys through vast environments. Gamers will also become immersed in an original storyline that includes quests and boss battles. There are more than 100 areas to explore including mountains, forests, deserts, oceans and more. The game incorporates new features while retaining the familiar visual style and deep storylines that have become a staple of the series. Not Final Cover.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment contents including interactive entertainment software and publications in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. The recent merger between Square and Enix brought two of Japan's best-selling franchises - FINAL FANTASYA (R), sold over 45 million units worldwide and DRAGON QUEST (DRAGON WARRIORA (R) in North America) sold over 30 million units worldwide - under one roof. Both known to be pioneers in the role-playing game (RPG) genre, the unification of Square and Enix has created one of the most influential providers of entertainment content in the world.Square Enix U.S.A. Inc., located in Los Angeles, Calif., handles operations in North America including localization, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information on Square Enix U.S.A. can be found on the Internet at www.square-enix-usa.com.