THE FEARSOME RATHALOS OF MONSTER HUNTER: WORLD COMES TO FINAL FANTASY XIV ONLINE THIS SUMMER
Developers from Square Enix and Capcom discuss Collaboration at E3
Sydney, Australia – June 12, 2018 – Today, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), SQUARE ENIX® and Capcom unveiled an upcoming collaboration between FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online and Monster Hunter: World™. A new trailer revealed during the SQUARE ENIX digital press conference provided fans a first glimpse at exciting new crossover content coming to FINAL FANTASY XIV Online this summer, featuring the “King of the Skies,” Rathalos, from Monster Hunter: World.
At a special Letter from the Producer LIVE stream during SQUARE ENIX Presents at E3, Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida will be joined by special guest Ryozo Tsujimoto, Producer of Monster Hunter: World, to further discuss the collaboration. The live stream is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12 beginning at 7 PM BST.
The partnership unites two beloved and wildly successful titles, with FINAL FANTASY XIV Online currently boasting over 10 million registered players worldwide and Monster Hunter: World shipping over 8 million copies since its release in January 2018. This special collaboration event will bring new challenges to players of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online featuring characters from Monster Hunter: World to the world of Hydaelyn.
Additional details and future updates on the crossover event will be available on a special collaboration website: http://sqex.to/3sI
FINAL FANTASY XIV Online is one of the world’s most popular Massively Multiplayer Online RPGs and continues to deliver on the promise of bringing the best of the FINAL FANTASY experience to the online realm, ushering in new adventurers to its ever growing game world through regular free update content and premium expansions including FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward and FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood. FINAL FANTASY XIV Online is currently available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PC for Windows, and Mac OS.
In Monster Hunter: World, players take on larger-than-life monsters in a variety of vast living, breathing ecosystems either solo or with up to three other hunters via online co-op. With the most accessible and seamless gameplay experience in the series to date, players can take on quests to slay increasingly more challenging and dangerous monsters in the food chain in order to earn materials that can be used to craft stronger weapons and armor with unique abilities based on their fallen foes. Monster Hunter: World is currently available for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One.
For more information on Monster Hunter: World, visit: www.monsterhunterworld.com
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 135 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 75 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 63 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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