Final Fantasy XIII to get new content: Lightning Returns

by: Nathaniel -
Final Fantasy XIII was a divisive game that came out a few years ago.  It was followed by Final Fantasy XIII-2, a proper sequel that seems to be remembered as better, but with a story that makes no sense.

Now, Final Fantasy XIII is being revisited with a new expansion called Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.  The story will star Final Fantasy XIII's emotional fulcrum, Lightning; and it will feature a new world, characters, and gameplay.

Right now, not much else is known about Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, other than it will be out next year for the Xbox 360 and PS3.

To learn more, follow the jump, visit finalfantasyxiii.com/LR, find it on Facebook and Twitter, or visit the official Youtube page.

SQUARE ENIX REVEALS EPIC CONCLUSION TO LIGHTNING’S SAGA
LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII Coming to
Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 system in 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 31, 2012) – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today unveiled the final chapter to Lightning’s saga at a fan-filled 25th anniversary event of the FINAL FANTASY® franchise. LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII, due out next year, incorporates a brand-new story, world, characters and an enhanced gameplay system.

The FINAL FANTASY XIII franchise has now shipped more than 9.6 million units worldwide. Production is underway, and the game will feature Lightning as a playable character and will allow players to experience an active and expansive environment like never before.

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Official Homepage:   http://finalfantasyxiii.com/LR
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Official North American Members YouTube® Page: http://www.youtube.com/user/SQEXMembersNA
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LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

About FINAL FANTASY
Since the release of FINAL FANTASY in 1987, this unique RPG series continues to showcase the spectacular visuals, highly imaginative worlds and rich stories leading the industry and earning the highest accolades from users around the world. Titles of the series have so far achieved a cumulative shipment of over 100 million units worldwide.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 59 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com/.

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