If you plan to pick up Final Fantasy XIII-2 on January 31, you should probably pre-order.
Square Enix is giving you plenty of incentive to do so: if you drop your deposit on the highly anticipated sequel, you will receive a steelbook case, downloadable content pack (details currently unknown), FFXIII – Episode I – Novella, and three lithograph art cards. Yep, all for free.
But there are two other options for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 owners. First up is the Crystal Edition, which boasts:
But if you're not willing to spring for that bad boy, there's a step lower that might intrigue you; it's the "regular" Limited Collector's Edition:
So yeah, the difference is that you don't get the t-shirt and the soundtrack isn't as complete. Just bear in mind that we don't have the prices just yet, so don't go making purchase decisions just yet. Still, it's obvious that Square Enix wants to give us plenty of cool extras, even if we only pre-order the standard edition.
Related Game(s): Final Fantasy XIII-2