Final Fantasy XIII will be released on Steam for PC next month on October 8, Square Enix has announced.

The game will cost US$15.99, and those who pre-order now will receive a 10 percent discount.

Final Fantasy XIII for PC will be followed by all others in the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy, which includes Final Fantasy 13-2, and Final Fantasy XIII - Lightning Returns.

The latter two games are expected to be available on Steam by autumn 2015.

Final Fantasy XIII was first released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2010. The trilogy has sold more than 11 million copies worldwide.