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FFTactics A2 Confirmed For Europe

Square Enix today announced they are bringing their acclaimed SRPG Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift to Europe this summer. The game is a follow-up to Final Fantasy Tactics Advance for the GBA and was released last year in Japan.

Press Release

Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that FINAL FANTASY TACTICS® A2: Grimoire of the Rift will be released across PAL territories in Summer 2008 exclusively on the Nintendo DS handheld system.

Lead your party to victory across the famous world of Ivalice! FINAL FANTASY TACTICS A2: Grimoire of the Rift turns your Nintendo DS into a tactical battlefield where you can take control of a clan of fighters, mages and more. Summon mighty Scions and Espers to overcome the challenges that await, fulfill your destiny and return home victorious! And with victory comes fame.

Earn a reputation for your clan as you win battles and a whole new level of party customisation will open for you to enjoy. The stunning visuals, special effects, and orchestral soundtrack in FINAL FANTASY TACTICS A2: Grimoire of the Rift immerse you in the world, while the soundtrack narrates the famous adventures and triumphs of your clan.

“To our fans’ delight, fun strategy gameplay and an engaging story come together in FINAL FANTASY TACTICS A2: Grimoire of the Rift. Nintendo DS users will be able to enjoy a tactical and epic adventure while exploring the world of Ivalice.” – John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd.

In FINAL FANTASY TACTICS A2: Grimoire of the Rift, the story begins with the protagonist Luso, an energetic young boy, discovers a mysterious book whilst tidying the library as a punishment for his latest episode of light-hearted mischief. He opens the book and is transported to another world called Ivalice. Before he can catch his breath, though, he finds himself joining a clan led by a friendly, if somewhat gruff, man named Cid. With his new clan at his side, he sets out to find a way home…