Square Enix Launches Official Online Store Tonight
Square Enix has announced that their official U.S. online merchandise store will go live tonight at 6 pm (PDT). The store will feature collectibles from several of their franchises, including several exclusive items. Says Hidemi Matsuzuka, Merchandising Division general manager for Square Enix Co., Ltd.:
â€œWe are extremely excited to answer our fansâ€™ requests and sell our goods directly to them. Now, fans wonâ€™t have to hunt for particular Square Enix collectibles, and will always have a place where the merchandise is simply a few clicks away.â€
The store will kick off with several items based around the Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy titles, such as the statues above of Cloud Strife and Sephiroth. You can check out the press release with a full list of available items after the jump.
The Wait Is Over! Square Enix, Inc. Launches Official Online Merchandise Store Tonight
U.S. Square Enix Online Store Exclusives Announced
LOS ANGELES (August 20, 2007) â€“ Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enixâ„¢ interactive entertainment products in North America, today announced the long-awaited launch of its official U.S. online merchandise store. Launching at 6p.m. PDT, this e-commerce site will allow fans to purchase collectibles from Square Enixâ€™s best-selling franchises, including exclusive items, at: http://www.square-enix-shop.com
â€œWe are extremely excited to answer our fansâ€™ requests and sell our goods directly to them,â€ said Hidemi Matsuzuka, Merchandising Division general manager, Square Enix Co., Ltd. â€œNow, fans wonâ€™t have to hunt for particular Square Enix collectibles, and will always have a place where the merchandise is simply a few clicks away.â€
The store kicks off with a lineup of high-end figurines and collectibles from top-selling Square Enix franchises such as FINAL FANTASYÂ® and KINGDOM HEARTS. With new products arriving regularly, the official online store is slated to become the ultimate destination for allSquare Enix goods.
All items are available now unless noted otherwise.
FINAL FANTASY III TRADING ARTSÂ® mini
A set of five adorable miniature figurines based on the characters from FINAL FANTASY III, now appearing on Nintendo DSâ„¢. Available only at the official online store.
Item: Ingus (Knight), Luneth (Freelancer), Arc (Red Mage), Refia (Devout & Dragoon).
FINAL FANTASY / KINGDOM HEARTS MASTER ARMSâ„¢
No detail has been overlooked in these lifelike weapon replicas from the FINAL FANTASY and KINGDOM HEARTS series. Take the power of the Gunblade or Keyblade into your own hands, faithfully recreated at up to 10 inches. Sold separately, online-exclusive versions available (while supplies last).
Items: Squall’s Gunblade from FINAL FANTASY VIII
Seifer’s Gunblade from FINAL FANTASY VIII
Cerberus from FINAL FANTASY VII -DIRGE of CERBERUSâ„¢-
Kingdom Key from KINGDOM HEARTS
Kingdom Key ï½žDark Sideï½ž from KINGDOM HEARTS (online exclusive)
SRP: $34.99 (each)
FINAL FANTASY MASTER CREATURESÂ® Vol. 2
The Summons of the FINAL FANTASY world have been recreated in spectacular detail. This collection includes Summons from FINAL FANTASY VII, FINAL FANTASY VIII, FINAL FANTASY IX, FINAL FANTASY X and FINAL FANTASY XII.
Items: Knights of the Round (FINAL FANTASY VII)
Diablos (FINAL FANTASY VIII)
Odin (FINAL FANTASY IX)
Yojimbo (FINAL FANTASY X)
Mateus, the Corrupt (FINAL FANTASY XII)
SRP: $22.99 (each)
FINAL FANTASY MECHANICAL ARTSâ„¢
The MECHANICAL ARTS series features mecha from the FINAL FANTASY series fully realized as breathtaking figures. The first release includes mecha from FINAL FANTASY VII, FINAL FANTASY X and FINAL FANTASY VII ADVENT CHILDRENâ„¢.
Item: Highwind (FINAL FANTASY VII)
Sister Ray (FINAL FANTASY VII)
Continental Circus, also known as Fahrenheit (FINAL FANTASY X)
Fenrir (FINAL FANTASY VII ADVENT CHILDREN)
Kadajâ€™s Motorcycle (FINAL FANTASY VII ADVENT CHILDREN)
SRP: $22.99 (each)
FINAL FANTASY VII ADVENT CHILDREN SCULPTURE ARTSâ„¢
Online Store Exclusive Edition
Cloud and Sephiroth sculptures come together to recreate their unforgettable aerial battle in
FINAL FANTASY VII ADVENT CHILDREN, the award-winning CG sequel to the 1997 PS oneÂ® game console hit, FINAL FANTASY VII. Relive one of the most memorable scenes of the movie with this detailed masterpiece sculpted completely in polystone. A glowing flame effect has been added to these online store exclusive editions!
Item: Cloud Strife
SRP: $200.00 (each)
FINAL FANTASY XII PLAY ARTSÂ®
The characters of the twelfth installment in the FINAL FANTASY series join the line of PLAY ARTS figurines! Vaan, Ashe, Balthier and Gabranth are recreated in intricate detail, complete with movable joints. Collect all four to complete the FINAL FANTASY XII experience.
Judge Magister Gabranth
SRP: $24.99 (each)
KINGDOM HEARTS II PLAY ARTS (Phase One)
From the phenomenal series created by Disney and Square Enix, Sora, Roxas, Axel and Kairi are brought to life as highly articulated action figures that can be posed and equipped in a variety of ways. Relive the excitement of the game that shipped over 10 million units worldwide.
SRP: $24.99 (each)
KINGDOM HEARTS II PLAY ARTS (Phase Two)
Pick your favorite, or collect all three forms of Sora in his battle gear! Equipped with various Keyblades and gear, relive the adventure with these colorful recreations of Sora in his Final, Master, Wisdom and Limit forms.
Item: Sora (Final Form)
Sora (Master Form)
Sora (Wisdom Form)
Sora (Limit Form) (Online exclusive)
SRP: $24.99 (each)
FINAL FANTASY TACTICSÂ®: THE WAR OF THE LIONSâ„¢ TRADING ARTS
Character designer Akihiko Yoshidaâ€™s illustrations have been faithfully recreated for this set of four miniature figures based on FINAL FANTASY TACTICS: THE WAR OF THE LIONS. Available only at the official online store.
Release: November 2007
About Square Enix Co., Ltd. and Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan’s best-selling franchises – FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 75 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUESTÂ®, which has sold over 43 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.