May 11, 2006

Mobile Phone Based Game Raises the Bar on Functionality and Aesthetic Appeal in the Platform
Los Angeles (May 11, 2006)
Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix™ interactive products in North America, today announced the newest installment of the FINAL FANTASY® VII series, DIRGE of CERBERUS™ LOST EPISODE -FINAL FANTASY VII-, to be available for mobile phones.

DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE -FINAL FANTASY VII- takes place three years after Meteorfall that transpired at the end of the original FINAL FANTASY VII. As Vincent Valentine, players struggle to save the world from the evil Deepground Soldiers, an elite squad of bloodthirsty soldiers set on destroying humanity. This title will take advantage of all mobile gaming has to offer, allowing players to explore a sprawling world in Battlefield mode, and battle the Deepground Soldiers in an action shooter mode. Familiar features from FINAL FANTASY VII, such as Materia and Limit Break attacks, can also be utilized by Vincent to smash his foes.

"We are pleased to be continuing the saga of FINAL FANTASY VII with DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE," said Kosei Ito, Mobile Producer, Square Enix Co., Ltd. "The exciting mobile gaming platform is the perfect arena to add to the story of one of video gaming's most celebrated titles ever."

Deepground Elite (DGE) Mode offers online head-to-head action with other players. This mode allows players to take on the role of a Deepground soldier and battle other players in intense battles over the mobile network.

DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE -FINAL FANTASY VII- will be available this Summer.

About Square Enix Co., Ltd. and Square Enix, Inc.
With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix) develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises—FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 68 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 40 million units worldwide—under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation.

Square Enix, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Co., Ltd. with offices in Los Angeles, California and Seattle, Washington. It handles operations in North America, including development, localization, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information on Square Enix can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com/na.

DIRGE OF CERBERUS, DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the Square Enix logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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