Eternal Sonata PS3 confirmed for Europe

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 6 October 2008 09:02 GMT

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Atari confirmed the PS3 version of Eternal Sonata for European release this morning.

The RPG will ship in February next year.

New characters and quests are included in the new SKU over the previously released 360 version.

Press release after the link.

‘ETERNAL SONATA™’ TO CHARM ITS WAY ONTO PLAYSTATION 3 IN EUROPE

– Atari and NAMCO BANDAI Games to Bring the Unique and Enchanting Role-playing Game to PLAYSTATION 3 in February 2009, with New Features and Content –

LYON, FRANCE – 6 October 2008 – European PLAYSTATION®3 owners with a taste for authentic Japanese role-playing experiences can celebrate with the news that Atari and NAMCO BANDAI Games are bringing Eternal Sonata for PLAYSTATION 3 to European shores in February 2009, complete with new gameplay quests, a revitalised story, brand new costumes and additional playable characters.

With its vibrant visuals, innovative combat system and captivatingregional storyline, Eternal Sonata has already won the hearts of western fans of Japanese role-playing games following its release for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in October 2007. Selected media comments from reviews of the Xbox 360 game include:

“The battle system is addictively fun, the multifaceted story is riveting, and the graphics are amazing…a must-have for any 360 owner, RPG fan or not.” – Gamesradar

“wonderful narrative, great cast, enjoyable battle system and stunningly beautiful music and artwork” – Eurogamer

“a smart, action-packed battle system and a dazzling world that will take your breath away.”

– Gamespot

The PLAYSTATION 3 game will feature everything that made the Xbox 360 game so unmissable, with the addition of exclusive brand new features and content exclusive to the PLAYSTATION 3 including:

* New adventures: exclusive quests, battles, events and multiple endings grow the story;
* Additional playable characters: now choose to play as Crescendo and Serenade;
* New Costumes: different costumes let players customise the appearance of their characters;
* Exclusive new music: even more of Frederic Chopin’s timeless classical music.

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