As reported last night, Tales of Xillia 2 protagonist, Ludger, will encounter characters from the original Tales of Xillia in the game. Elise (and Tipo) and Rowen, the butler, will return in Tales of Xillia 2 with new looks. Famitsu.com have art work and screenshots available, and here’s what these characters look like, compared to the original game:
Elise (left: Xillia, right: Xillia 2)
Rowen (left: Xillia, right: XIllia 2)
Tales of Xillia 2 will be released in Japan for the PlayStation 3 this winter. For more details on Elise and Rowen, you can read this report.