“It is a pleasure to provide Square Enix with an exceptional game engine that will help them bring thrilling new experiences to legions of fans all over the world,” said Epic Games' Japan territory manager Taka Kawasaki.

“Many Western games have achieved great success with the Unreal Engine, and this milestone reflects the Japanese development community’s trust in our technical prowess. We can’t wait to see how Square Enix fuses the power of Unreal Engine 3 with its beautiful characters, enthralling storylines and fantastic gameplay.”

No details about the projects were given, but it strikes us that this might be Square Enix's attempt at putting an end to its legendary development cycles.

[via vg247.com]