Final Fantasy IV the After Years: Return of the Moon

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Final Fantasy IV the After Years: Return of the Moon
Basic Information
Video Game
Matrix Software
Square Enix
Final Fantasy
Final Fantasy IV
Final Fantasy IV
Mobile Phone
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Final Fantasy IV the After Years: Return of the Moon
Play Information
Main Credits
Takashi Tokita
Junya Nakano
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Mobile Phone
February 182008

Mobile Phone
May 152008

Yahoo! Keitai
Mobile Phone
November 42008
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Final Fantasy IV the After Years: Return of the Moon (ファイナルファンタジーIV ジ・アフターイヤーズ -月の帰還-, Fainaru Fantajī Fō Ji Afutā Iyāzu -Tsuki no Kikan-?) is a Japanese role-playing game developed by Matrix Software and published by Square Enix, and is the sequel to Final Fantasy IV.

Originally released to the Japanese mobile phone market as Final Fantasy IV the After: Tsuki no Kikan, the first two installments of the episodic game were released in Japan on February 18, 2008 for NTT DoCoMo FOMA 903i compatible phones, with the Prologue available as a free preview and Ceodore's Tale as a paid download. A series of eight supplemental installments were then released in monthly intervals through September. This was followed in October by a free semifinal installment, The Gathering's Tale, which required only that the player have completed the supplemental Kain's Tale. The game's finale was released in two parts in November and December. Square Enix also began releasing the installments, with a delay, for au WIN BREW compatible phones beginning on May 15, 2008 and Yahoo! Keitai compatible phones on November 4, 2008 (a complete list of compatible phone models is available on the official Japanese website).[1]

The game was rated A by CERO[2].

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On August 1, 2008, Square Enix issued a press release announcing that Final Fantasy IV: The After Years had reached a benchmark of one million downloads (not including downloads of the free prologue chapter) in the first five months following its initial release.[3] As of March 25, 2009, it has exceeded three million paid downloads.[4][5]

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