LOS ANGELES (September 11, 2017) – Real-life Warriors of Light offered a helping hand to those in need this summer during the FINAL FANTASY ® XIV : Stormblood™ drive. With over 400 pints of blood donated, the blood drive efforts helped save over 1200 lives throughout North America.
The Square Enix® and the American Red Cross collaboration was a Stormblood-themed bloodmobile that visited the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in addition to college campuses across Southern California this past June and July.
The blood drive began in the days leading up to the successful June launch of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood, the second expansion of the acclaimed MMORPG. As a kickoff to the tour, FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida presented a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross on behalf of Square Enix.
Additionally, a new video documenting the Stormblood drive debuted today on the official FINAL FANTASY XIV YouTube channel: http://sqex.to/BloodDriveRecap.
Complete details and results from the Stormblood can be found at the official Stormblood drive site: http://sqex.to/StormbloodDrive.
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About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
About FINAL FANTASY
Since the release of FINAL FANTASY in 1987, this unique RPG series continues to showcase the spectacular visuals, highly imaginative worlds and rich stories leading the industry and earning the highest accolades from users around the world. Titles of the series have so far achieved a cumulative shipment of over 130 million units worldwide.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 130 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 71 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.- based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/
More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com/ .
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