Lightning Returns adds Tomb Raider cosplay in day-one DLC


Thanks to the magic of intracompany synergy, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 will see a DLC costume lifted from the Tomb Raider armoire when it debuts later this month.

According to publisher Square Enix, heroine Lightning will receive the same costume worn by Lara Croft in 2013's Tomb Raider. Likewise, the DLC will swap out Lightning's typically over-designed fantasy weaponry in favor of more pragmatic gear: a survivor's axe and riot shield. Though Square Enix was kind enough to provide the above trailer demonstrating the DLC costume in action, it fails to mention what sort of price point (if any) will be attached to the downloadable addition.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 is slated for North American release on February 11. Australian and European releases will follow on February 13 and 14, respectively. All versions of the game, regardless of region, will receive this Tomb Raider DLC.
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LIGHTNING TO GET LARA'S GEAR

IN LAUNCH DAY DLC DEAL



For the first time ever the worlds of FINAL FANTASY and TOMB RAIDER
unite with Lara Croft DLC for LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII

LONDON (5th February, 2014) – Square Enix Ltd., publishers of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and PAL territories, today announces a very special Lara Croft downloadable content (DLC) set for LIGHTNING RETURNS™: FINAL FANTASY® XIII, available to download from launch (14th February 2014) via the in-game stores, PlayStation®Store and the Xbox Games Store.

The DLC, a wardrobe staple for any avid adventurer, will include Lara Croft's unmistakable gear, as made famous in the TOMB RAIDER game released in 2013, and TOMB RAIDER: DEFINITIVE EDITION released earlier this year. In addition to the gear, players will also receive the exclusive Survivor's Axe and Riot Shield to help them during battle.

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII is released in Europe and PAL territories on 14th February 2014 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

A playable demo of the game for is now available for download on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.