Square Enix invites you to design your own customization of Lightning in the first ever contest of its kind! Show off your skills as a designer and as an artist by customizing Lightning's look, body, apparel, weapons, or other accessories and anything else you wish to change on Lightning.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
1. Get Inspired! Watch the trailer and view or select as references the LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII imagery at the link below.
- Original Sketch from FINAL FANTASY character designer Tetsuya Nomura*
- Custom Xbox 360 console & controller**
- $1,000 USD
- Final Fantasy XIII trilogy on Xbox 360 (3 separate copies of Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2, and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII)
- Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII button down collared shirt
- Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII logo keychain
In addition, each winner will be featured in a billboard on the DevianArt Homepage that links directly to the winner's DevianArt Profile for maximum exposure!
**If the LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII edition Xbox 360 console is not available in a configuration suitable to the Entrant's country of residence, Sponsor or Square Enix may replace it with a substitute Xbox 360 console or cash equivalent upon its sole discretion.
RULES & JUDGING
THE LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII CONTEST BEGINS AT 12:00 AM (PST) ON FEBRUARY 11, 2014 AND ENDS AT 11:59PM (PST) ON FEBRUARY 20, 2014.
- Entrant must be at least 13 years old as of February 11, 2014
- Entrant may reside anywhere in the world.
- Entries must be received by 11:59:59PM (PST) on February 20, 2014 and be submitted through the contest gallery on deviantART;
- Membership to www.deviantart.com is required to enter the Contest; Membership to www.deviantart.com is free;
- The Work is your own original customization of Lightning. "Customization" means changing Lightning's look, body, apparel, weapons, or other accessories and anything else you wish to change on Lightning.
- The Work may originate in any drawing medium but must be submitted as a single .JPG or .PNG file;
- Your entry must be approximately 2,000 pixels in width by 550 pixels in height;
- Licensed brushes and textures are acceptable as well as original assets from the Entrant's own work and visual elements from Final Fantasy XIII. Do not include the names of Lightning and/or Final Fantasy in your entry;
- Entrant may use the material from the FINAL FANTASY XIII trilogy or the materials provided at the Contest Site but may not use characters that appear only in other Final Fantasy chapters;
- Other requirements and restrictions apply and please read the Official Rules carefully.