Square Enix and Microsoft collaborate to bring exclusive Final Fantasy XIII-2 weapon DLC to Xbox 360 version

Square Enix and Microsoft have announced some big news regarding Final Fantasy XIII-2 this morning. Huge, enormous, and possibly earth-shattering news.

The companies have revealed that they have collaborated to bring an exclusive… in-game weapon to the Xbox 360 version of the game.  Yup, a weapon.

The bow weapon, which is for Serah only, is known as Azrael and will feature an upgraded Chain Bonus when equipped. The piece of DLC will be available for 80 Microsoft Points and it then needs to be purchased from Chocolina within the game as well.


Final Fantasy XIII-2 launches on January 31st, 2012, so save up those points!

Read on for the announcement and to pre-order the game.

Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced that a new piece of content has been added to the downloadable content (DLC) list for FINAL FANTASY XIII-2. The new DLC, a bow weapon for Serah called ?Azrael,? has been created through a collaboration between Square Enix and Microsoft, and will be available exclusively for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, on Jan. 31, 2012.

Azrael is named after an angel who represents spirits and death. It is believed to possess the power to change the owner?s destiny, and the player?s Chain Bonus will upgrade when equipped. You can purchase this weapon from Chocolina, the merchant, in Episode 2 or beyond in the main game for 80 Microsoft Points via the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360. Only Serah has the ability to wield this legendary weapon.