The launch of Final Fantasy XIII is a matter of weeks away now. While there is still no sign of a US release for the collectors edition, GameStop hasrevealed that like so may games before it, there will be a bonus item available to those who pre-order FFXIII with the retailer.
The bonus in question is a 32 page mini-strategy guide. The book is said to feature direct samples from the standard 260-page guide being published by Piggyback. The mini-guide will be available to those who pre-order FFXIII at the moment they do. That is to say, this item is for in-store pickup.
Square-Enix has had a long and storied partnership with guidebook publisher BrasyGames. In fact, its been one of few publishers to do so. The authorizing of a guidebook to a relatively unknown publisher like Piggybank is sure to turn some heads.
Never the less, the Final Fantasy XIII mini-strategy guide is available to those who pre-order now. The Final Fantasy XIII Complete Official Guide and its collectors edition variant) will be available at launch.
Source: Final Fantasy XIII – with Bonus! (GameStop)
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