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Here’s When Final Fantasy XIII-2 Will Release In Japan, U.S. And Europe


Square Enix announced worldwide release dates for Final Fantasy XIII-2 at the Tokyo Game Show today. Japan will see the game first on December 15th, along with a very cool 320 GB PlayStation 3 bundle titled “Lightning Edition Ver. 2” for 37,960 yen (about $495).


North America and Asia will see Final Fantasy XIII-2 on January 31st. Europe will get the game soon after on February 3rd. As of now, the PlayStation 3 Lightning Edition Ver. 2 bundle has only been announced for Japan.


The Regular version of Final Fantasy XIII-2 will cost 7,980 yen ($104) in Japan. Square Enix say that the game will see downloadable content post-release, although they haven’t detailed just what it will consist of yet.


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.