HISTORY

Apr.2003 SQUARE CO., LTD. merges with ENIX CORPORATION, and the new company is subsequently renamed SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Jul.2003 Headquarters relocated to Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Oct.2003 The Company makes cooperation agreement with Intel Corporation to improve gaming experiences on PCs and mobile devices.
Jan.2004 "FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST" receives the 49th Shogakukan Manga Award
Jan.2004 "Kenshin DRAGON QUEST - Yomigaerishi Densetsu no Ken", an interactive RPG connected directly to a TV, is awarded the Digital Toy Award at the Digital Content Grand-prix
Feb.2004 Full port version of "DRAGON QUEST" and "FINAL FANTASY" is developed and launched for NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service.
Mar.2004 UIEvolution, Inc. is acquired by the company as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Mar.2004 "DRAGON QUEST V" is released for the PlayStation2.
May.2004 The Company makes an agreement with Sony Online Entertainment Inc. to publish "EVERQUEST II" in Japan.
Jul.2004 The Company applies a new management system to subsidiaries in North America and Europe renaming them to SQUARE ENIX, INC. and SQUARE ENIX LTD. to unify corporate brand names in the global market.
Jul.2004 The CG-based project "FINAL FANTASY VII Advent Children" is presented at the Venice International Film Festival
Nov.2004 "Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories" is released for GameBoy Advance.
Nov.2004 "DRAGON QUEST VIII" is released for the PlayStation2.
Dec.2004 The Company partners with the Tsinghua University's School of Continuing Education in the field of digital content.
Jan.2005 SQUARE ENIX (China) CO., LTD.iBeijing, Chinajis established as a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.
Sep.2005 The CG-based animation "FINAL FANTASY VII: Advent Children" is presented at the Venice International Film Festival for the second consecutive year.
Sep.2005 TAITO CORPORATION is acquired by the company as a consolidated subsidiary.
Oct.2005 "Dragon Quest VIII : Journey of the Cursed King" for PlayStation2 is awarded the Grand Prize and Best-Sales at 9th CESA GAME AWARDS.
Dec.2005 "Kingdom Hearts II" is released for PlayStation2.
Mar.2006 "FINAL FANTASY XII" is released for PlayStation2.
Mar.2006 "FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST the Movie" is awarded the Animation of the Year, Best Original Story, and Best Music at 5th Tokyo Anime Award.
Mar.2006 The Company makes TAITO CORPORATION a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Apr.2006 The Company and Panasonic agree to co-develop a seamless digital content solution.
May.2006 The Company establishes SG Lab Inc., a joint venture between the Company and GAKKEN, and enters the serious game business.
May.2006 The Company establishes StyleWalker, Inc., a joint venture between the Company and Xavel.
Sep.2006 "FINAL FANTASY XII" for PlayStation2 is awarded the Grand Award at Japan Game Awards 2006.
Oct.2006 New York City accredited October 11, 2006 for "FINAL FANTASY XII DAY."
Oct.2006 "FINAL FANTASY XII" for PlayStation2 is selected for one of a "New Jananese Styles Top 100"(Shin Nihon Yoshiki 100-sen).
Nov.2006 The Company establishes SQUARE ENIX OF AMERICA HOLDINGS, INC. (Los Angels, California, U.S.A), a holding company to control management and operations of the Company's subsidiaries in North America.
Mar.2007 StyleWalker, Inc., a joint venture between the Company and Xavel. launches a fashion SNS, StyleWalker.
Mar.2007 SG Lab Inc., a subsidiary of the Company develops Japan Wood-Products Information & Research Center's (JAWIC) "MOKU ECO," a serious game for woods' environmental education and provided on JAWIC's website.
Jan.2008 SQUARE ENIX MobileStudio, CO., LTD. is established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company dedicated to the operation of content services.
Feb.2008 The Company established SMILE-LAB Co., Ltd. as a wholly-owned subsidiary and partners with NIFTY Corporation in casual entertainment portal business.
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