SquareSoft, the famed Japanese video entertainment firm, announced plans to issue an
initial public offering for shares of its US film subsidiary, Square USA Inc., on the US
NASDAQ stock market. The purpose of this IPO is reportedly to accomodate the
production of the upcoming Final Fantsy Movie with needed funds. Joint funding is
already underway between Square USA and Columbia Pictures for the Final Fantasy
Movie and possible sequels.
Is this actually a wise investment for RPG fans? For most of you, probably not. But even
if you have lots of money and are willing to take the risk, the answer is still unclear.
Check back to RPGamer for more coverage on the Final Fantasy movies, and read what
your favorite stock market analysts say about the company before you decide to invest.
Besides, Square probably has most of your money already anyways.