Square Enix Unveils Game-Streaming Service for Mobile Devices

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Final Fantasy XIII/VII/VIII/XIII-2, Season of Mystery, The Last Remnant, Murdered offered in Japan

Square Enix unveiled Dive In, its streaming service for games on mobile devices, on Tuesday in Japan. Starting October 9, the service will allow people "to enjoy Square Enix games from the classics to the latest titles on your smartphones and tablets." The service supports both Android (4.1 or higher) and Apple's iOS (iPhone 5/third-generation iPad or higher) devices with an Internet connection of at least 3 Mbps (6 Mbps recommended for higher resolution graphics).

The first three titles will be:

Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy VII

Season of Mystery:
The Cherry Blossom Murders

3 Days

250 yen + tax

200 yen + tax

150 yen + tax

10 days

510 yen + tax

400 yen + tax

300 yen + tax

30 days

1,250 yen + tax

1,000 yen + tax

800 yen + tax

365 days

1,800 yen + tax

1,429 yen + tax

1,185 yen + tax

All titles will be free to play for 30 minutes.

Square Enix will then offer Final Fantasy VIII and The Last Remnant in November. Next, it will offer Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Murdered: The Soul Suspect in December, followed by Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and other titles next year.

Square Enix announced its cloud-based gaming initiative under the name Project Flare last November. Dive In will use G-Cluster's cloud technology via a dedicated Dive In Viewer app.

Source: Inside Games via RPG Site

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