Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII  Collector’s Edition has been unveiled and will be available for purchase exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store.

Mat Kishimoto, Associate Product Manager at Square Enix, stated on the PlayStation Blog:

“Instead of just throwing together a bunch of cluttered pieces of cardstock, paperweights, or stuff you won’t ever look at again, we spent a lot of time coming up with some things we thought you’d really enjoy. In other words, we wanted to make this Collector’s Edition just that — something you’d actually want to collect.”

The collector’s edition will feature a collector box, which also includes an 80-page hardcover art book. The art book features the original drawings from legendary character designer Tetsuya Nomura. Additionally, the book is wrapped in a dust jacket too.

Lightning Returns is centered on the 13 days doomsday clock, which will challenge players in a battle against time and make decisions that could be game-changing in the playthrough. With this in mind, it is fitting that the collector’s edition contains a silver embossed pocket watch.

The copy of the game is obviously included, as well as the Aerith Gainsborough “Midgar’s Flower Girl” DLC – an outfit for Lightning based on the original heroine from Final Fantasy VII.

The collector’s edition will also contain the pre-order bonus that was confirmed for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, which allows for you to equip Cloud Strife’s Buster Sword, SOLDIER 1st class outfit, and ‘victory fanfare’.

Check out the Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Collector’s Edition video, below.

The Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Collector’s Edition will be available for purchase at $89.99.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on February 11, 2014 in North America and February 14 in Europe.

Source: PlayStation Blog EU

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