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'Final Fantasy XI' (X360) Making Its Debut At 'Zero Hour' Launch Event

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2005 @ 12:40 p.m. PST

Square Enix announced today that Final Fantasy XI for Xbox 360 will make its stateside debut at Xbox 360: Zero Hour. Set out on your own to discover the countless secrets of Vana'diel, or form a party with your friends to purge the beastman forces and bring home sensational spoils!

Final Fantasy XI is a massively multi-player online role-playing game with over 1.5 million characters to date. Players undertake multiple adventures through Vana'diel, in a gaming universe that contains same the award-winning visual content, innovative gameplay and deep storyline that the Final Fantasy series is known for. The Rise of the Zilart and Chains of Promathia expansion packs expand the storyline and open up a variety of higher-level skills and abilities. The upcoming third expansion, Treasures of Aht Urhgan[tm] will include the exciting introduction of the long-awaited job class, Blue Mage.

Final Fantasy XI blends sorcery and technology. The once peaceful world of Vana'diel stands at the brink of war as a power struggle slowly emerges among the three nations. The struggle focuses on the control of sacred crystals: an essential source of all creation. An unknown malevolent force rises in Vana'diel with a passion for the energy within the crystals.

With the release of Xbox 360 version, Square Enix will be expanding its cross-platform strategy, making Final Fantasy XI available to a much wider audience across the world. The powerful next-generation capabilities of Xbox 360 will provide a much more dynamic and visually impressive gateway to Vana'diel. In addition, players can finally experience Final Fantasy XI in hi-def, only on Xbox 360.


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