Fans of Final Fantasy 13 heroine Lightning will be able to purchase XIII-2 DLC which enables the character to be added to your party, reports Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu (via Andriasang).

Lightning will be a DLC coliseum character, which once defeated can be added to your party. Also expect episode DLC to extend Lightning's story.

In addition, the coliseum battle mode will feature classic Final Fantasy series bosses, but no specifics were revealed.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 will be released February 3 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. A playable demo is out now.