Square Enix has just announced at Sony’s TGS event it’s releasing The 3rd Birthday on December 22 in Japan.
The date was shown at the end of a trailer of the PSP title, which was blacked out of Sony’s online stream.
Square’s Shinji Hashimoto confirmed a costume of Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII will be added to the game as DLC as a cross promotion between Dissidia 012: Final Fantasy and 3rd Birthday.
The game, a Parasite Eve spin-off, was first confirmed for a 2010 release by Square president Yoichi Wada.
A winter 2010 release in Japan, and a 2011 international release was further confirmed by producer Yoshinori Kitase, speaking to VG247 in Germany at gamescom.