LONDON (2 nd July, 2013) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and across PAL territories, today announced the key pre-order incentives and European version packart for LIGHTNING RETURNS™: FINAL FANTASY® XIII, due to release on 14 th February 2014 for the PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Two key pre-order incentives are planned to be offered, while supplies last. Please check availability with preferred retailer partners.
PRE-ORDER BONUS PACK:
Limited edition Steelbook including downloadable content token - giving access to the iconic gear of Cloud Strife from FINAL FANTASY VII, including the legendary Buster Sword and Soldier’s Band! Cloud's famous victory pose and fanfare have also been faithfully recreated!
The downloadable content will be available to use for those who receive the Pre-Order Bonus Pack, on launch of the LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII game. Specific abilities that come with the Cloud outfit and weapon will be announced at a later time.
LIGHTNING SAMURAI SET:
Themed around the renowned samurai warriors, each garb in this three-set collection offers unique looks and abilities. Includes “Shogun”, “Sohei Savior” and “Flower of Battle” items. Defeat your enemies with the honour of the samurai!
The new assets and related information for the pre-order incentives, as well as the final packart to be used for the game in the European/PAL market, can be downloaded here. For an immediate download of the new trailer for the Cloud Strife/FINAL FANTASY VII Gear, please click here: http://youtu.be/pCG4jvEwr68
Official Homepage: www.LightningReturns.com
Official Facebook® Page: http://www.facebook.com/FinalFantasyXIII
Official UK SQUARE ENIX YouTube® Page: http://www.youtube.com/UKSquareEnix
Official Twitter®: @OfficialFFXIII
LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII will be available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, for digital download on the PlayStation®Network, and on the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, from 14 th February, 2014.
About the FINAL FANTASY XIII Project
The FINAL FANTASY XIII project began in March 2010 with the release of FINAL FANTASY XIII and continued with its sequel, FINAL FANTASY XIII-2, released in February 2012. The series has been widely successful, shipping over 9.8 million units worldwide.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS and TAITO branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 62 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/eu/en/.
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