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‘Ultimate Fantasy XVI’ has already offered over 3 million copies

It appears a complete lot of individuals nonetheless benefit from the dulcet mews of chocobos and the ever-present Cid, as Ultimate Fantasy XVI since launching on June 22. This new darker tackle the sequence is a PS5 console unique, making these gross sales figures much more spectacular. For comparability’s sake, Ultimate Fantasy XV throughout its launch week again in 2016, however that was a multi-platform title obtainable for each PS4 and Xbox One.

Sq. Enix says that this three million determine represents each digital and bodily gross sales all through the globe. This falls barely wanting the latest FF7 remake, throughout its first three days of availability. Once more, the remake was obtainable on a number of consoles. It’s additionally value noting that the PS4 by no means had availability points just like the PS5, so the set up base was a lot highers (although that’s slowly altering.)

All of those numbers pale compared to Nintendo’s crown jewel The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, which offered a in simply three days. Nevertheless, JRPGs have sometimes struggled with reaching gross sales numbers in step with open-world adventures, notably within the West.

Constructive critiques and phrase of mouth possible led to the spectacular gross sales numbers for Ultimate Fantasy XVI. We praised the beautiful environments, spectacular bosses and nuanced fight system in