Square Enix has revealed a bit of new information about Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. This includes the return of a certain villain.
In an interview with PlayStation EU, Motomu Toriyama and Yoshinori Kitase revealed new details about Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. The main villain from Final Fantasy XIII-2 Caius Ballad will return in some capacity.
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 in February 2014.
Check out other details about the game below:
-The music composers that made the soundtrack for Final Fantasy XIII are back.
-In terms of gameplay, the temporal aspect of the game – the 13 day doomsday clock- is a determining factor. All gameplay elements are linked to this concept. The “Active Time Battle” system is now faster and more action-oriented.
-The developers are aware that the time limit can be stressful for players, but, they say that there are ways to maximize the clock up to 13 days instead of the original 7 days. Some quests have strict time limit. This is to motivate players to do their best.
-A source of inspiration for the game was the movie “In Time”.
-There is no other sequel to after this. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will complete the “XIII saga”.
-Caius Ballad will return.
-Kitase and Toriyama are interested in making other outfits from previous Final Fantasy characters for Lightning.
-Trophies are easier to obtain in this game.