I'm not too sure how long this news has been around, but I had to do a bit of searching for it, and I'm still not convinced if its true or not...
If a big site like play.com (UK) are taking preorders, I would be inclined to believe them.
I found a few sites with similar info, backing this up.
Heres the english opening vid
Gamespot dont really say anything about it coming out in EU for some reason...I hope it does come to the UK...it looks so nice! US gamers have had it for ages now... ><
Any news is good news I guess.
Tales of Vesperia - 26/06/09?