LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2011) — Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that FINAL FANTASY® III, which has received global acclaim on several platforms, is now available as part of a worldwide simultaneous release for the iPad®.
First released in Japan in 1990, FINAL FANTASY III was the first title in the series to become a million–seller. The popular iPhone® and iPod touch® version has received high critical acclaim since its release last month.
The iPad version of FINAL FANTASY III features improved 3–D graphics, taking full advantage of the platform's capabilities. The smooth, intuitive touch–panel controls have been adjusted specifically for the iPad, making the game easier than ever to play.
FINAL FANTASY III was a hallmark of innovation for the entire series, from the job system that lets characters change classes at any time to the ability to summon powerful creatures — and now you can take advantage of the iPad release to enjoy it all over again.
Protected by the crystals of light, the once–peaceful land has forever been changed by the great tremor. Without warning, the earthquake pulled the crystals into the earth, upsetting the world’s fragile balance. It seems as if all hope is lost – but as the Gulgan prophecy foretold, four souls blessed with the light shall once again restore balance to the world…
Near the small village of Ur, fate guides Luneth to a sentient crystal that changes his life forever. As the light of the crystal fades, Luneth embarks on a journey with three others who share his destiny to search for the remaining crystals, and fight the battle of light and darkness…
|Title:||FINAL FANTASY III|
|Release Date:||April 21, 2011|
|Price:||$16.99 (available worldwide via App Store™)|
|Languages:||English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish|
|Copyright:||© 1990, 2011 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. ILLUSTRATION: 2006 YOSHITAKA AMANO
ILLUSTRATION: AKIHIKO YOSHIDA
FINAL FANTASY III is rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.
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About Square Enix
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 57 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.square-enix.com/na/.
©1990, 2011 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. FINAL FANTASY, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, SQUARESOFT, the SQUARESOFT logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. iPhone, iPod and iPod Touch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.