Were you waiting for Lightning to return? Well, stop, she’s here now.
Lightning Returns; Final Fantasy XIII is out now for both PS3 and Xbox 360, and Square Enix has released a new trailer to celebrate.
Lightning Returns wraps up the story that began with Final Fantasy XIII about as definitively as possible, focusing on Lightning awakening from hibernation 500 years after the end of Final Fantasy XIII-2, and 13 days before the end of the world. Lightning’s goal is to save those who still survive.
“We wanted to create a conclusive title with LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII – one that not only ties up Lightning’s storyline, but also provides players an extremely memorable and aesthetically visual gameplay experience,” said Yoshinori Kitase, producer, in a Square Enix press release. “We thank the community for their invaluable feedback during development, and are excited for fans to dive deep into this new FINAL FANTASY universe.”
According to the release, there are several DLC option available for the game:
“Additional downloadable content (DLC), including a TOMB RAIDER “Lara Croft” costume and Yuna’s “Sphere Hunter” costume from FINAL FANTASY X-2 provide more ways for players to extend their experience. Both DLC will be available for $3.99. Additionally, original Japanese Voice-Overs are available from today until February 25 as a free download. Following this two-week period, the Japanese Voice-Over Pack will be available for $3.99,” according to the release.
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in both digital and retail versions for $59.99. There’s also a limited collector’s edition available at the Square Enix online store for $89.99. If you want to check it out before buying a demo is also available on both PSN and Xbox Live.