Square Enix have today announced that another edition of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be available for purchase at launch, a Collector’s Edition which is available for preorder through the official Square Enix online store.
Enclosed in premium packaging featuring brand-new artwork, the collector’s edition includes a silver embossed pocket watch and a downloadable content (DLC) code of Aerith Gainsborough’s “Midgar’s Flower Girl” outfit, based on the original Final Fantasy VII heroine. Another major addition is an 80-page hardcover artbook which they have claimed will feature never-before-seen illustrations.
The other inclusions of this set are:
- Character Designer Tetsuya Nomura’s original artwork, including his early sketches of the characters
- Foreword by FINAL FANTASY XIII Series Art Director Isamu Kamikokuryo
- An introspective look at the worlds and architecture of the Nova Chrysalia world
- A FINAL FANTASY nostalgia section that showcases crossover costumes and series’ fan favorites moogles and chocobos
Available on both the Playstation 3 and Xbox360, this Collector’s Edition will only be available through the official Square Enix online store for a price of $89.99 USD.