LOS ANGELES (Jan. 31, 2012)
– Square Enix, Inc.
, the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas today announced FINAL FANTASY® XIII-2
for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system is now available at retailers.
FINAL FANTASY XIII-2
has already received critical acclaim from media. The game surpasses the quality of its predecessor in every way, featuring new gameplay systems, cutting-edge visuals and audio. In this game, players have the freedom to choose from a range of possibilities and paths; their choices affect not only the immediate environment, but even shape time and space.
“…playing FFXIII-2 will restore your excitement for the franchise’s future.
-Official Xbox Magazine, February 2012
(9/10, Editors’ Choice Award)
“…Final Fantasy XIII-2 makes a great sequel.
“It’s fun, packed with content, and made me feel that old Final Fantasy magic again.”
SQUARE ENIX also announced that extensive downloadable content is planned for FINAL FANTASY® XIII-2
. The planned content includes Coliseum Battles pitting the player against adversaries from previous FINAL FANTASY titles that, when defeated, can be recruited into the player’s party. The Coliseum battle “Lightning and Master Sergeant Amodar” will be distributed on February 7. In addition, there will be episodes which enhance the experience and complement the narrative of FINAL FANTASY XIII-2
with storyline branches for key characters in the story.