Download playable demo now – yes, now – of ‘Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII’

She’s back, thank goodness, to save souls. Welcome the return of Lightning in the playable demo of “Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII,” available now for download.

“You’ll guide Lightning as she traverses the chaos-infested Yusnaan palace of her old ally, Snow,” writes Jeff Rubenstein on Major Nelson’s blog. “Here’s a nice touch: players who complete the demo and activate Outerworld services within the game to submit their battle score will unlock the ‘Siegfried’ outfit in the full retail game. Note: you want this!”

We do, we do, we do. And to get it, you can download the demo right now. The game itself, the last of the “Final Fantasy XIII” trilogy, is due out Feb. 11.

To learn more, head over to Major Nelson’s blog.

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Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff