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Square Enix Beefing Up Account System Security

by Rainier on March 31, 2009 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT

Square Enix announced it will be implementing its Square Enix Account System and Square Enix Security Token on April 7, 2009, offering additional account safeguards to players of its MMO Final Fantasy XI, providing a higher level of account security.

Square Enix announced the upcoming launch of the Square Enix Account System and Square Enix Security Token to be implemented in Europe, Japan and North America on 7th April, 2009. Offering additional account safeguards to players of their flagship MMO, Final Fantasy XI, these new initiatives provide for a higher level of account security. The new system will utilize the Square Enix Security Token, which will be available to purchase for €9.99 and £7.99 via the PlayOnline Viewer.

Creating a Square Enix Account is free and can be done by anyone via the official Square Enix website. With this new system in place beginning on 7th April, 2009, Square Enix Accounts will be compatible with Final Fantasy XI and PlayOnline, as well as future online services.

After registering a Square Enix Account and purchasing the Square Enix Security Token, players can then assign the token to their PlayOnline ID(s). The token generates a unique password every time it is activated, ensuring complete security. The implementation of these new features is an extension of Square Enix’s commitment to continuous service for our customers.

Additionally, players who purchase a security token will also receive the brand new in-game bonus, the “Moogle Satchel”. The Moogle Satchel provides additional inventory space and benefits all characters on the PlayOnline account(s). The space provided by the Moogle Satchel is equal to the character’s Gobbie Bag capacity and can also expand along with it. In order to utilise the bonus, it will be necessary for the customer’s PlayOnline ID to be linked to a Square Enix Account.

1DSquare Enix Account

Registration Launch:@ - 7th April, 2009 (Tue)
Registration Location:@ - Square Enix website (Initially players can register via the Final Fantasy XI official website)
Compatible Services (Initial):@ - Final Fantasy XI, PlayOnline.

2DSquare Enix Security Token

Release Date: - 7th April, 2009 (Tue).
Price: - €9.99 and £7.99 (Includes tax and shipping).
Where to Purchase: - Available for purchase via the PlayOnline Viewer.
Bonus with Purchase: - The “Moogle Satchel” will be included as an in-game bonus for Final Fantasy XI players who purchase a security token (required for the PlayOnline ID to be linked to the Square Enix Account that has a security token associated.). The “Moogle Satchel” will provide up to 80 additional inventory slots and can be accessed anywhere regardless of if the player is in their Mog House or out adventuring in Vana’diel® (The space provided by the Moogle Satchel is equal to the character’s Gobbie Bag capacity.).

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