Square Enix has today released brand new video showcasing the “Enhanced Battle System” that will feature in Final Fantasy XIII-2.
The video highlights the well-known “Active Time Battle” (ATB) system from previous Final Fantasy titles. Two mechanics/aspects in particular are focused on – Paradigm Shifts, which allow you to adjust combat roles mid-battle, and the all-new Cinematic Action sequences that add interaction and variety to the epic fight sequences that the series is renowned for.
To add to the video, Square Enix has also released a batch of brand new screenshots, which can all be seen below.
Final Fantasy XIII-2 is set to be released in North America on January 31st 2012 and in Europe on February 3rd 2012. The game will be available on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.