Square Enix announced today that Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for the PlayStation Portable would be released across Europe on June 20, 2008.
Crisis Core serves as the prequel to 1997’s Final Fantasy VII on the original PlayStation, taking place seven years before the events of the critically acclaimed RPG outing.
The game chronicles the story of SOLDIER 2nd Class member Zack, who embarks with the rest of his squad to investigate the disappearance of 1st classic operative Genesis, in the remote village of Wutai.
“CRISIS CORE -FINAL FANTASY VII- is one of the most anticipated FINAL FANTASY releases of all times. Pushing the boundaries of the PSP hardware, it offers a truly fantastic gameplay experience to not only existing fans, but new ones as well,” commented Square Enix CEO and President, John Yamamoto.