Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII gets an E3 trailer, screens and 2014 release date

Instead of waiting for the E3 next week, Square Enix this morning sent over a new E3 trailer and screens of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. The game also has an official release date: February 11th, 2014.

The new media shows off the city of Yusnaan, and confirms that Snow will indeed make an appearance in the game.

Take a look.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – E3 Trailer:
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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – E3 screens/box art:

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The assets show off the lively city of Yusnaan, and the adventures that await Lightning, including colossal monster battles and the new action-oriented battle system. Additionally, Lighting?s former ally, Snow Villiers makes a return to the series with a storyline that underscores how the title has gone through a complete refresh, with an updated look from the previous two installments.

The trailer theme song, ?The Savior,? by famed composer, Naoshi Mizuta, is available for download today via the iTunes Store.