Sony Computer Entertainment America Launches the Highly Anticipated PlayStation(r)2 Internal Hard Disk Drive with FINAL FANTASY®XI at the PlayStation Store
Eager Fans, Dressed as Their Favorite FINAL FANTASY Characters to Be Among the First to Purchase the New Hard Disk Drive Pre-Installed with FINAL FANTASY XI at an Exclusive Midnight Sale WHAT: Sony Computer Entertainment America will hold a midnight sale and character costume contest to launch the new PlayStation®2 Hard Disk Drive pre-installed exclusively with the wildly popular FINAL FANTASY®XI, a new online-only title, at the PlayStation store in the Metreon, a Sony Entertainment Center. Consumers will have the opportunity to play FINAL FANTASY XI online and be one of the first to purchase the hard disk drive pre-installed with the game during the midnight sale. Prizes will be awarded for the best two FINAL FANTASY character costumes. WHEN: Monday, March 22, 2004 7:00 p.m. Consumers lining up 8:00 p.m. Gameplay opportunities 12:01 a.m. PlayStation®2 Hard Disk Drive pre-installed with FINAL FANTASY XI goes on sale WHERE: Sony PlayStation store at the Metreon. Located at the corner of Fourth and Mission streets. (101 Fourth Street) in downtown San Francisco. The Sony PlayStation store is on the ground floor of the Metreon. ABOUT FINAL FANTASY XI: The latest installment to the world-renowned series developed by Square Enix and published by Sony Computer Entertainment America, FINAL FANTASY XI will come pre-installed exclusively on the new internal Hard Disc Drive (40GB)(for PlayStation®2) and allows consumers to participate in cross-platform, cross-continent gameplay between a PlayStation 2 and a PC. FINAL FANTASY XI offers gamers a dynamic online adventure in a persistent world. The introduction of the internal Hard Disk Drive provides players with the unique opportunity to experience a completely new gaming world online with large communities, complex gameplay in intense online environments and a constantly, refreshed gameplay experience with the ability to download updates. FINAL FANTASY XI is rated "T" for Teen and is available March 23, 2004, exclusively for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Learn more about FINAL FANTASY XI and the hard disk drive at www.us.playstation.com. For more information, please contact: Patrick Seybold Sony Computer Entertainment America 650-655-5904 firstname.lastname@example.org Alyssa Casella Sony Computer Entertainment America 650-655-3617 email@example.com (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000510/SFW104-a )
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