Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – Change Garb for Different Roles

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Square Enix’ allows you one playable character, Lightening, but by wearing the Black Mage garb, the player can adopt a number of roles in battle, each with different properties.

The Black Mage garb increases Lightning’s prowess with offensive magic. In addtion, the outfit gives her a new ability that blends wind and thunder elements called Thundara and Aerora.

The player can utilize the Area Sweep move, which will hit several enemies at a time if they surround Lightning.

The counter blow, which the player can execute by doing a physical attack right before an enemy hits, will allow Lightening to block in order to reduce damage from enemies and cancel an enemy’s attack.

The game will release in North America on February 11 and across Europe February 14 for Xbox 360 and PS3.

Are you looking forward to playing?