Tokyo Game Show has just kicked off and Square Enix is the first to grab a piece of news tonight as they have revealed when Japanese gamers should be expecting the release of Final Fantasy XIII-2. The sequel to FFXIII will hit store shelves on December 15th on both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and both versions of the game will cost ¥7,980 ($104 USD). Gamers in North America and Asia will receive the game on January 31st while Europe will get the title last on February 3rd.
Also announced was a very nice looking special edition PlayStation 3 for the title. The PlayStation 3 seen above will be bundled with the game and is going to be called “PlayStation 3 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Lightning Edition Ver.2” when it hits store shelves. Square Enix did not go into further detail about whether or not the Lightning Edition PS3 will be released overseas.