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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Demo Out Today


A demo for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is available in North America today on Xbox 360 and will be available later today on PlayStation 3. In Europe, the demo is already available on the 360 and will be made available tomorrow, January 22nd, on PS3. Xbox Live Silver members will get the demo on January 28th.


The demo will have you tracking down Snow, and you’ll have access to Savior, Dark Muse, Black Mage, Dragoon, Red Mage, and Heart Stealer equipment sets for Lightning. The demo will also allow you to post your battle scores to Twitter and Facebook.


Additionally, PlayStation 3 owners will be able to unlock an additional costume in the full version of the game by downloading the demo. This is the Utsusemi Samurai outfit, and it will also be made available for purchase separately later on, for both Xbox 360 and PS3 owners.


Finally, those who submit their battle scores of the final fight against Zaltys will get access to the “Siegfried” outfit in the full game on PS3.


Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be available on February 11th in North America and February 14th in Europe for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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.