Today, the game publisher Square-Enix released the first episode of “Inside the Square – The Making of LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII.”
The developers talk about the process behind creating Final Fantasy XIII, as well as their feelings towards the story, the characters, and for working at Square-Enix. The video series also features commentary from the game's Visual Works and art teams.
"With ‘The Making of LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII,’" said Yoshinori Kitase, producer, "our aim is to provide fans – especially those that have supported the series throughout the years – a behind-the-scenes look at the latest addition to the FINAL FANTASY franchise."
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is the final chapter of the Lightning story arc, where the iconic heroine Lightning is on a quest to save a doomed world from complete destruction. This will mark the first trilogy within the franchise. The game promises to feature a fresh world-driven universe, and also to incorporate all the community feedback the company has received from their two previous titles.
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is set to be released on February 11, 2014. The game will be available for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and for digital download on the Playstation Network for $59.99. More information can be found on their official website, http://lightningreturns.com/, and also their Twitter page: @OfficialFFXIII.