17th March 2011 - Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX interactive entertainment products in PAL territories, today announces DISSIDIA duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY – the scene-setting prologue to DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY – will be available for download exclusively from the PlayStation Network.


DISSIDIA duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY is an all-new tale focusing on Lightning, the protagonist from FINAL FANTASY XIII.  Players will experience a rich and complex storyline that can only be brought to life through the FINAL FANTASY universe.  The game, a PSN exclusive, is a prelude that will enhance the player’s experience of the grand battle within the PSP release, DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY, available from 26th March 2011.


In addition to Story Mode, players can engage in quick battles with a choice of two different difficulty modes in the Arcade Mode. DISSIDIA duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY also offers a wide variety of features including the ability to carry over in-game items to DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY. The more achievements that players gain during the game, the more items they can acquire.


As another bonus, by carrying over data from DISSIDIA duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY to DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY, players can unlock the hugely popular Aerith Gainsborough of FINAL FANTASY VII as an assist character. With unique content and a depth of features, DISSIDIA duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY is a must for any fan of the series.


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- Unique Scenario: Lightning, the protagonist of the popular FINAL FANTASY XIII, will be introduced to the DISSIDIA series for the first time. Players can journey through a unique scenario featuring Lightning that will recount the events leading to DISSIDIA 012[duodecim].

- Carry-over items from DISSIDIA duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY to DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY: Players can continue their journey and have the advantage of carrying over in-game items acquired in DISSIDIA duodecim prologus FINAL FANTASY for use in DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY.

- Unlock a new character: By purchasing DISSIDIA duodecim prologus, players will also receive the immensely popular Aerith from FINAL FANTASY VII for use as an assist character in DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY.