Final Fantasy Celebrates its 20th with the Launch of Dissidia Final Fantasy

August 25, 2009

Final Fantasy Celebrates its 20th
with the Launch of Dissidia Final Fantasy

Players to Choose a Side in the
Ultimate Clash between Good and Evil

Square Enix, Inc. announced today
that DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY for the PSP is now available at retailers across
North America.

The eagerly anticipated 3-D action
game brings an all-star cast of memorable FINAL FANTASY characters together in a
high-intensity battle environment. DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY, combining fighting
game elements with RPG-based character development, offers a brand-new
experience based on the franchise that has shipped over 85 million units
worldwide.

Enjoy head-to-head combat with
friends, abundant customization options and exclusive new features that maximize
the action. The battle between good and evil begins today. What will you fight
for?

STORY

Cosmos, the goddess of harmony.
Chaos, the god of discord. Reigning from distant realms, the two gods had
gathered warriors from all lands to lead them in savage war.

Cosmos and Chaos were of equal
strength. It was believed the conflict would last forever. However, the balance
is now broken.

Those who answered Chaos’s call
created an inexhaustible force. And under vicious attack without relent, the
warriors fighting for Cosmos started to fall one by one. The conflict that has
continued for eons is now about to end in Chaos’s favor.

The world has been torn asunder,
sinking into a vortex of disorder. As for the few surviving warriors, their
fates are about to be determined.

FEATURES

  • Legacy: Experience the world of
    FINAL FANTASY presented in an action-packed environment where players can
    glide through the air and dash along walls

  • All-new battle system:
    Action-based battle system combines all-out brawling with RPG-style character
    development in an original system developed by the creators of the KINGDOM
    HEARTS series

  • All-star cast of characters:
    Fan-favorite heroes and villains from the entire FINAL FANTASY series come
    together in one game for the first time in a remarkable new tale with fully
    voiced CG movies and real-time events

  • Fantasy matches: Players can
    select their favorite FINAL FANTASY characters, be they aligned with Cosmos or
    Chaos, to set the stage for their personal ultimate matchup

  • Familiar series features: Powerful
    EX Burst attacks bring back memorable battle features from past games such as
    Limit Break and Overdrive. In addition, longtime fans of the series will enjoy
    traditions such as summoning monsters or controlling their characters through
    the classic menu-based system

  • Community: Enhance the experience
    by trading Friend Cards, creating items, sharing AI characters with other
    players and even engaging in virtual AI battles made possible by the PSP
    system’s ad hoc mode

  • Exclusive new features: Features
    available only in the North American version include an Arcade Mode for an
    authentic fighting-game experience, a rebalanced battle system, the addition
    of new voiced events to the story mode and much more