Lara Croft costume DLC announced for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII with debut trailer

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Having already announced over a dozen additional sets of costumes to become available as downloadable content for protagonist Lightning, Square Enix has today revealed a new costume that you’ll be able to purchase for use in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy III this month.

Leveraging Square Enix’s ownership of the Tomb Raider franchise, you’ll be able to adorn Lightning in a Lara Croft outfit inspired by the latest entry to that action adventure series, complete with a Survivor’s Axe and Riot Shield – you can check out the filthied up Lightning in the announcement trailer below:

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – Lara Croft DLC Trailer

The offer is similar to the cross-franchise promotion seen with games like Hitman: Absolution, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Sleeping Dogs, where clothes and weapons from each game made their way into the other as DLC. Lightning Returns will already include a host of costumes inspired by previous Final Fantasy games – do you think we’ll see more ‘skins’ appear from other Square Enix properties?

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on February 11th in North America and February 14th in European territories.

Head over here for El33tonline’s previous coverage of this upcoming RPG. Have you played the demo on Xbox LIVE or PlayStation Network? What do you think of what you’ve seen so far?

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