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Lightning Gets an Aerith Outfit in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Posted on September 23, 2013 AT 04:07am

You can dress Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII star Lightning up as Aeris/Aerith Gainsborough, the healer from Final Fantasy VII.

Square Enix is yet to announce if the costume will be available in the West, but Final Fantasy Network spotted footage of Lightning wearing the iconic outfit during a stream and posted it to YouTube (below). The publisher has previously confirmed that players will be able to dress Lightning up as Cloud from Final Fantasy VII, complete with Buster Sword, Solider’s Band, victory pose, and Final Fantasy VII‘s victory fanfare.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is set to release February 11, 2014 in North America and February 14, 2014 in Europe for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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