Sq. Enix’s Last Fantasy 16 has accomplished nicely, promoting over three million items worldwide inside its launch week and garnering intensive vital acclaim. Nevertheless, there’s some concern that it’s lagging behind earlier titles, like Last Fantasy 15, which shipped 5 million items on its first day or Last Fantasy 7 Remake, which offered over 3.5 million in three days on PS4.
Talking to IGN, Sq. Enix famous the disparity in gross sales between Last Fantasy 7 Remake’s launch gross sales on PS4 versus Last Fantasy 16 on PS5. “With 38 million PS5 consoles shipped globally (as of March 31, 2023), gross sales of Last Fantasy 16 surpassed three million items worldwide a number of days after its launch on June 22, 2023.
“Considering the gross sales figures of the acclaimed Last Fantasy 7 Remake and the scale distinction within the set up base of the PlayStation 4 on the time of this title’s launch, we are able to see that the connect fee of Last Fantasy 16 is significantly excessive, given the PS5 set up base.
“Sq. Enix considers the preliminary gross sales outcomes of Last Fantasy 16 to be extraordinarily sturdy, and we are going to proceed to hold out a variety of initiatives to encourage much more individuals to play the sport.”
After all, time will inform what these initiatives are, particularly with the writer “enthusiastic about choices” for brand spanking new content material, per producer Naoki Yoshida. He famous the suggestions from gamers who wished “to see extra,” and hoped “we are able to have one thing that we may give to you all” shortly.
Last Fantasy 16 is accessible solely for PS5. Try our overview right here. It’s a timed console unique for six months, and Yoshida has expressed curiosity in a PC port, although it received’t arrive instantly after the exclusivity interval ends.