Square Enix have announced that the updated Final Fantasy XI 2008 edition will be available across Europe from May.

Final Fantasy XI 2008 takes you into the world of Vana'diel during the aftermath of a big war, where your mission is to defend your people. Being a cross-platform multiplayer online game, you’ll be able get your head together with other warrior types from across the globe as you all try to save your worlds from utter destruction. Pretty intense stuff.

The brand-new 2008 edition is only available on PC and Xbox 360 and contains all four expansion packs – Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia, Treasures of Aht Urghan and the latest expansion pack Wings of the Goddess.

In Wings of the Goddess you’ll find several new features – an "allied campaign" combat feature that allows you to take part in large scale battles, more areas to explore, new jobs of dancer and scholar, and of course, new monsters to fight.

John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. said: "The world of Final Fantasy XI continues to grow with both new content and new players. Final Fantasy XI 2008 Edition allows interested players to join the adventure with the bonus of all the expansion pack content".

Final Fantasy XI 2008 will be available from 23 May across PAL regions.