Square Enix has officially set Final Fantasy XIII-2’s Japanese release date to December 15, 2011. It has also been confirmed that both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of FFXIII-2 will be priced at ¥7,980.
If this isn’t enough to increase your level of anticipation and excitement, it turns out that the PlayStation 3 version of FFXIII-2 is going to be released as part of some kind of hardware bundle entitled “PlayStation 3: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Lightning Edition Ver.2″, which will be priced at ¥37,960. The PS3 bundle will include a 320 gigabyte hard drive.
Here are a couple of images of what the FFXIII-2 PS3 bundle is going to look like:
Despite all of this, it hasn’t been confirmed if this special PS3 offer will be made available in countries other than Japan.
Furthermore, Square Enix informs us that FFXIII-2’s release date for both North America and Asia is January 31, 2011. As for FFXIII-2’s European release date, it will be February 3, 2011.