Final Fantasy XV off to a strong start in UK; second-fastest selling game behind FFXIII on ffxivtips

Final Fantasy XV off to a strong start in UK; second-fastest selling game behind FFXIII on ffxivtips

Final Fantasy XV is off to a strong start in the UK, landing itself right behind Final Fantasy XIII as the second-fastest selling game in the series’ history. According to Gfk Chart-Track and UKIE, physical unit sales of the game are estimated to have topped out around 115,000 – 135,000. For comparison, FFXIII launched at 170,000 – 180,000 back in 2010.

Despite this success Final Fantasy XV wasn’t able to grab top spots on the chart, losing overall to FIFA 17. VideoGamer reports a massive 79% of launch week sales were of the PS4 version with only 21% on Xbox One. It remains unclear how digital sales may have factored into this.

Last week Square Enix announced they’d reached a 5 million units in both combined physical shipments and digital sales making Final Fantasy XV the fastest-selling game in the history of the series.

Via: GameIndustry.biz.

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