Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Demo Available Today on PS3 & Xbox 360

Square Enix Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Americas, today announced that a playable demo for LIGHTNING RETURNS ™: FINAL FANTASY ® XIII is now available for download on the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft* and available later today for the PlayStation®3 system.

As a special bonus, players who download the PlayStation®Network demo will automatically receive the Utsusemi Garb DLC, which includes the Heavenly Fan weapon and the Kaminari (meaning “Lightning” in Japanese) shield item. The DLC pack will download with the demo and will be unlocked in the full retail game on February 11. The DLC pack will also be available to purchase for other customers later this year.

The demo puts players in control of Lightning as she traverses the chaos-infested Yusnaan palace of her old ally, Snow. Players will experience Lightning’s new customization options and master the game’s completely overhauled battle system. For those who activate the Outerworld services and submit their battle scores of the final fight against Zaltys, the ‘Siegfried’ outfit will be unlocked in the full retail game.

The demo can be downloaded through the following links:

Xbox 360 demo

PlayStation®3 system demo (link will be live later this afternoon PST)

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII will be available for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 systems, and for digital download on the PSN for $59.99 on February 11, 2014. The collector’s edition will be available in limited quantities for both platforms and will be sold exclusively at the Square Enix Online Store for $89.99.

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