Settling rumors that were cirrculating earlier, Square Enix has officially revealed plans to support Microsoft's next console. More specifically, Final Fantasy XI will be available on the Xbox 360.
"As we move forward with our cross-platform strategy to bring our titles to more gamers in multiple formats, we are extremely excited to launch our popular MMORPG on the Xbox 360 and look forward to this collaboration with Microsoft," said Yoichi Wada, president of Square Enix.
Representatives of both sides were excited about the announcement, Square Enix represetntatives raving about the Xbox 360's power and Microsoft's representatives raving about making Final Fantasy available to "a much wider audience." This announcement lists the third system that will support Final Fantasy XI, as players from PC and PlayStation 2 can already interact with each other.
Those who have not yet thought about getting into Final Fantasy XI, but are intrigued at the possibility of playing it on Xbox 360 can take a gander at RPGamer's coverage and Square Enix's official website. More news, such as whether or not the game will be avilable on PlayStation 3, will be reported as it becomes available.