Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Overview

Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix Japan) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. The company is currently headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Historically, the Square Enix Co. Ltd. was the result of a corporate merge between Square Co., Ltd. (founded in 1986) and Enix Corporation (founded in September, 1975 as Eidansha Boshu Service Center) in April, 2003. The company later incorporated and renamed itself into a holding company: Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. on October 1, 2008. This new company on the same day, established a new company using the same former name: Square Enix Co. Ltd.

Technically, Square Enix Co. Ltd. before and after October 1, 2008 are two different companies. This company overview for efficiency, may be used to reflect both companies.

Holding Company:
Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. (formerly Square Enix Co. Ltd.)

Wholly Owned Subsidiaries:
  • Square Enix Co. Ltd. (Square Enix Japan) - Established October 1, 2008
  • Square Enix, Inc. (Square Enix North America - Seattle, Washington State) - Established January, 2004
  • Square Enix Ltd (Square Enix Europe) - Established January, 2004
  • Square Enix (China) Co., Ltd. (Square Enix Asia - Beijing, China) - Established January, 2005
  • Square Enix of America Holdings, Inc. (Los Angeles, California) - Established November, 2006
  • Taito Corporation - Acquired September, 2005
  • Square Enix MobileStudio, Co., Ltd. - Established January, 2008
  • Smile-Lab Co., Ltd. - Established February, 2008
  • Square Enix Business Support Co., Ltd. - Established April, 2010
Note: Until a better feature is implemented, this company overview will apply to both Square Enix Co. Ltd (Square Enix Japan) and Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd.

Games

Just Cause 3(2015)
Life Is Strange: Episode 5 - Polarized(2015)
Final Fantasy: Grandmasters(2015)
Lara Croft GO(2015)
Life Is Strange: Episode 4 - Dark Room(2015)
Live a Live(2015)
Snack Truck Fever(2015)
Life Is Strange: Episode 3 - Chaos Theory(2015)
Life Is Strange: Episode 2 - Out of Time(2015)
Life Is Strange: Episode 1 - Chrysalis(2015)
Life Is Strange: Season Pass - Episodes 2-5(2015)
Final Fantasy XIII-2(2014)
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris (Gold Edition)(2014)
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris(2014)
Dragon Warrior III(2014)
Kingdom Hearts Starter Pack: HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX(2014)
Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 ReMIX(2014)
Final Fantasy Record Keeper(2014)
Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line(2014)
Murdered: Soul Suspect(2014)
Legend of Kage, The(2014)
Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy - Curtain Call(2014)
Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest(2014)
Elevator Action(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Tomb Raider(2014)
Diablo III(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Shining Prince(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Shogun(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - The Samurai Collection(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Dark Samurai(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Sohei Saviori(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Art of War(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Utsusemi(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Flower of Battle(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - FFX Yuna(2013)
Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - FFVII Cloud(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - FFX-2 Yuna(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - FF LEGENDS Collection(2013)
Bravely Default (Deluxe Collector's Edition)(2013)
Bravely Default(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Ultimate Savior(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Divine Wear(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - The Premium Collection(2013)
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Moogle Lover(2013)
Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Ultimate Box(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII(2013)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - FFVII Aerith(2013)
Chack'n Pop(2013)

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Trivia

One of the likely reasons for the merger of the two companies was the fact that Square's Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within CG movie was a complete box office bomb.

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