December 15, 2008


WHAT: Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix interactive entertainment products in North America, has announced that the Games for Windows version of THE LAST REMNANT will be released in North America and PAL Territories in Spring 2009. The Games for Windows version will include features previously not available on the original Xbox 360 release.

Publisher: Square Enix, Inc.
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Platforms/Ship Date:
Xbox 360/ November 20, 2008
Games for Windows (PC)/ Spring 2009
PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system/ TBA
Genre: RPG
ESRB: M (Mature)

THE LAST REMNANT is a completely new RPG and the company's first IP that seeks to implement elements that appeal to users around the world. The development team is comprised of rising stars who keep new ideas flowing, and Square Enix veterans who provide their expertise from the FINAL FANTASY series.


Long ago, the world was filled with Remnants — mysterious artifacts from an ancient civilization. But as time passed, the powers of the Remnants began to shift the world's balance. As the rift widened between those who ruled and those who were ruled over, a new era dawned: one of countless frays brought upon the world by those enslaved by their own lust for power.

Rush and Irina are the children of scientists researching the esoteric Remnants. One day, Irina is kidnapped by a mysterious group for reasons unknown. As Rush searches for his sister, the world is thrust into confusion while those who rule bicker over dividing the Remnants' powers.

With the appearance of a mysterious man who calls himself the Conqueror, Rush is drawn into this international intrigue. While battling with his emotions in the search for his missing sister, he discovers he is somehow connected to the enigmatic Conqueror…


  • Massive battles: Large-scale battles come to life as players command unions of soldiers in an exhilarating new turn-based system — allowing for critical strategic play while enemy forces collide on a highly immersive battlefield rendered with amazing lighting and particle effects

  • Immersive world: Experience a visually stunning world rich with parched deserts, lush forests and sparkling seas inhabited by four distinct races: mitra, yama, qsiti and sovani. Details can be found throughout the cities — with inhabitants even proudly displaying distinct regional armor. Explore a plethora of cities, each anchored by a massive Remnant that protects the townspeople with a mysterious and great power

  • Captivating story: The war to possess the powers of the Remnants unravels in this epic saga. Packed with outstanding cinematics and a sweeping soundtrack composed by Tsuyoshi Sekito (FINAL FANTASY VII — Advent Children — and DAWN OF MANA), a remarkable experience awaits players. In addition, the story experience can be expanded through multiple side quests

  • THE LAST REMNANT is rated M (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board website at for more information about ratings. THE LAST REMNANT on Xbox 360 is available at North American retailers for the suggested retail price of $59.99. Price and additional information regarding other versions of THE LAST REMNANT will be announced at a later time. The official website can be found at

    WHEN: THE LAST REMNANT will be released in North America and PAL Territories in Spring 2009.