by Sq. Enix Remaining fantasy 16 did properly, promoting over three million models worldwide in its launch week and garnering widespread vital acclaim. Nonetheless, there’s some concern that it lags behind earlier titles, akin to Remaining fantasy 15which shipped 5 million models in its first day or Remaining Fantasy 7 Remakewhich offered over 3.5 million in three days on PS4.
Talking with IGN, Sq. Enix famous the disparity in gross sales between Remaining Fantasy 7 Remake launch PS4 gross sales in opposition to Remaining fantasy 16 on PS5. “With 38 million PS5 consoles shipped worldwide (as of March 31, 2023), gross sales of Remaining fantasy 16 surpassed three million models worldwide a number of days after its launch on June 22, 2023.
“Making an allowance for the gross sales figures of the acclaimed Remaining Fantasy 7 Remake and the dimensions distinction within the put in base of PlayStation 4 on the time of this title’s launch, we are able to see that the assault charge of Remaining fantasy 16 that is significantly excessive, given the PS5 set up base.
“Sq. Enix considers the primary gross sales outcomes of Remaining fantasy 16 be extraordinarily sturdy and we’ll proceed to hold out a variety of initiatives to encourage much more individuals to play.”
In fact, time will inform what these initiatives are, particularly with the writer “eager about choices” for brand spanking new content material, in accordance with producer Naoki Yoshida. He famous the suggestions from gamers who needed to “see extra” and hoped “we may have one thing to offer you all” shortly.
Remaining fantasy 16 is offered solely for PS5. Take a look at our evaluate right here. It is a timed console unique for six months, and Yoshida has expressed curiosity in a PC port, although it will not arrive instantly after the exclusivity interval ends.