New Video Showcases Fearsome Enemies and Brutal Combat within the Final Demo Ahead of Launch Next Week
SYDNEY (March 10, 2022) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced the release of a new STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN™ demoon the PlayStation®5 (PS5™) console, PlayStation®4 (PS4™) console, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One ahead of the action RPG’s launch on March 18. This third demo will give players a chance to familiarize themselves with the game’s new action-oriented combat, its deep, customizable job system and its familiar, yet mysterious, world based on the first title in the FINAL FANTASY® series. Save data from the latest demo will carry over to the full game, allowing players to seamlessly continue their full journey at launch.
Watch the STRANGER OF PARADISE ‘Chaos Awaits’ video here:
The demo allows players to explore Pravoka Seagrot and the Western Keep, experience new playstyles in battle with the addition of multiple new jobs that were not available in the previous two demos and fight against an array of new enemies. Players can also try out the game’s multiplayer function*, allowing up to three people to play together and battle monsters as an online party.
STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN will be available on PS5™, PS4™, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC via the Epic Games Store on March 18. Early access on consoles will begin March 15, and early access on PC will begin on March 17. Players can pre-order the Digital Standard or Digital Deluxe editions to gain access. Complete details on all editions of the game are available at: https://www.square-enix-games.com/sopffo
Official Website: https://www.square-enix-games.com/sopffo
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* Cross-play is limited to console families, i.e., PS5™ and PS4™ players may participate in multiplayer together, and Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One console players can play together.
About FINAL FANTASY
Since the release of FINAL FANTASY in 1987, this unique RPG series continues to showcase the spectacular visuals, highly imaginative worlds and rich stories leading the industry and earning the highest accolades from users around the world. Titles of the series have so far achieved a cumulative shipment of over 164 million units worldwide.
About STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN™
STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN™ is a new action RPG by Square Enix Ltd. in collaboration with Team NINJA from KOEI TECMO GAMES, that brings a bold, new vision to the FINAL FANTASY® series. Jack and his allies, Ash and Jed, burn with the resolve to defeat Chaos as they throw open the gates to the Chaos Shrine. Yet doubts remain – are they truly the Warriors of Light the prophecy foretold? Step into a world of dark fantasy and revel in the exhilarating action-packed battles.
ABOUT KOEI TECMO GAMES
KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD. is a subsidiary of KOEI TECMO HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. KOEI TECMO GAMES consists of six development brands creating innovative and iconic game series extending across a wide range of genres: KOU SHIBUSAWA, ω-Force, Team NINJA, Gust, Ruby Party, and midas. Signature series include ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS, NOBUNAGA’S AMBITION, Winning Post, DYNASTY WARRIORS, SAMURAI WARRIORS, Toukiden, Nioh, NINJA GAIDEN, DEAD OR ALIVE, Atelier Ryza, BLUE REFLECTION, Angelique, and La Corda d’Oro.
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ABOUT Team NINJA
Team NINJA is one of KOEI TECMO GAMES’ six brands, with development teams specializing in creating hardcore action games. Their most famous series include: NINJA GAIDEN, DEAD OR ALIVE and Nioh, and the team consistently develops new titles that receive praise from all around the world.
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 164 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 83 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 85 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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