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Square Enix Ships Infinite Undiscovery For Xbox 360 Today

September 2, 2008

SQUARE ENIX SHIPS INFINITE UNDISCOVERY FOR XBOX 360 TODAY

New Brand of Action RPG Launches Simultaneously Around the Globe

Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that INFINITE UNDISCOVERY™ for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft has shipped to retailers across North America.

The first full-scale, new generation RPG by Square Enix, INFINITE UNDISCOVERY is a collaborative effort with hit-maker tri-Ace (STAR OCEAN, VALKYRIE PROFILE). This new brand of RPG draws players into a real-time world, woven of countless threads, where their choices will spin untold discoveries. Exciting real-time battles are seamlessly intertwined with the world map, and players can use the environment to customize gameplay and enjoy a number of play styles.

"INFINITE UNDISCOVERY marks a significant step in the evolution of RPGs," said John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix, Inc. "As we stand by our commitment to meet the needs of our fans in North America and around the world, we’re extremely excited to achieve our first simultaneous global release of a major RPG title."

INFINITE UNDISCOVERY is the first of three major RPGs launching simultaneously around the world for Xbox 360 in the coming months. With THE LAST REMNANT™ and STAR OCEAN: THE LAST HOPE™ following on November 20, 2008 and in spring 2009 respectively, Xbox 360 owners can enjoy hours of the highest quality gameplay Square Enix has to offer.

Themes and Character Icons Now Available!

Players can customize their profiles with INFINITE UNDISCOVERY themes and icons, now available through Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Visit the official website at http://www.infiniteundiscovery.com/  for updates on available content!

STORY

Deep in a forest, in one of the Order's prisons, a young boy named Capell was being held captive. His captors called him the "Liberator," though he had no clue as to what they meant. On the third day of his imprisonment, he was rescued by a spirited young woman named Aya. She was a member of a small band of brave warriors who had gathered under the banner of Sigmund the Liberator to free the world from the iron grip of the Order.

Upon meeting Sigmund, he was surprised to find a man who shared his very face and appearance. This meeting would change Capell's life forever and shake the foundation of the world itself.

FEATURES

  • Discovery & Impact
    • The actions you choose to take based upon new discoveries will have a real-time impact on the world
  • Situational Battles
    • Players will be confronted with a variety of dramatic situational battles such as executing a daring escape while a gigantic ogre follows in hot pursuit, or waging battle amidst towering tsunamis. The dynamic environments change and respond in real time, creating an entirely new experience never before seen in the genre
  • A Seamless World and Real-time Action
    • Combat, exploration and other actions all take place within the same environment, seamlessly shifting between each game facet. Battles are carried out in real-time, bringing the vibrant fighting sequences of the STAR OCEAN series out of the traditional battle screen into a beautiful and lush environment
  • Connect Ability System
    • 17 characters join the hero, Capell, with unique Connect Ability actions that allow the player to tap into their abilities and take direct control

INFINITE UNDISCOVERY is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings. INFINITE UNDISCOVERY will be available at North American retailers for the suggested retail price of $59.99(USD). The official website can be found at http://www.infiniteundiscovery.com/

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