Square announces two European CEs for FFXIII-2

By Johnny Cullen, Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:37 GMT

Square Enix has announced its to release two collectors editions for Final Fantasy XIII-2 in Europe.

Known as the Limited Collector’s Edition and the Crystal Edition, the two will be at selected retailers around Europe and PAL when the RPG releases next year.

No prices were mentioned.

As well as special packaging, the Limited Collector’s Edition will release with:

  • Composer Selected Soundtrack: CD with selection of music tracks from the game, specially chosen by the composers
  • Artwork book “The Art of FINAL FANTASY XIII-2”, featuring artwork across the production
  • 6 collectible postcards, featuring high quality CG artwork of main characters in the game
  • High Definition Lenticular Artprint, showing an iconic image of the Lightning character

The Crystal Edition, meanwhile, will come with all of the above from the LCE, as well as:

  • 4-Disc FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 Original Soundtrack, with premium digipak packaging
  • Exclusive FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 T-Shirt from the SQUARE ENIX PRODUCTS range. Never to be available elsewhere!
  • Artwork book “The Art of FINAL FANTASY XIII-2”, featuring artwork across the production

Anyone who pre-orders either CE will get a special bonus pack with a steelbook cover, Final Fantasy XIII-Episode i – which details the gap between XIII-1 and XIII-2 – and three lithograph artcards that shows key moments from the game. The pack will also have the Fight in Style downloadable pack, which features:

  • Recruitable monster battle: Defeat Omega, the famous FINAL FANTASY boss monster, and then have it join your party for further use in the adventure!
  • Alternate costume for Serah
  • Alternate costume for Noel

The pre-order pack will be available from selected retailers.

There’s images of both packs below. Final Fantasy XIII-2 releases on January 31 in the US and February 3 in Europe for PS3 and 360.

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