Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Playable Demo Out Now

As announced on the official Square Enix website, the North American demo of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is out now.  As the website goes on to say:

Available on the Xbox 360 for Gold Members and Playstation 3  you’ll now be able to get an early glimpse into what the final installment of the FINAL FANTASY XIII trilogy has in store. Xbox Live Silver Members will be able to download the demo starting January 28th.

Along with today’s demo announcement, we’ve also got some FREE DLC news to share. Simply activate the Outerworld service within the demo and submit your battle score to be eligible to receive free DLC!

Unfortunately, as it says, any Xbox Player without Xbox Live Gold will have to wait until January 28th to check it out. In addition, PlayStation Network users will also automatically receive the Utsusemi Garb DLC, which includes the Heavenly Fan weapon and the Kaminari shield item. After the game is released, the DLC will be available for purchase.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be available for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 systems and for digital download on the PlayStation Network on February 11, 2014.