Square Enix announced today that Final Fantasy 15 has reached 10 million copies sold worldwide.
Final Fantasy 15 has reached 10 million copies sold worldwide six years after its launch. The announcement came with a post from the game’s official Twitter account. An undoubtedly important milestone and that, recalling the words of director Hajime Tabata in an old interview released before the launch, means that the sales of the game should now have covered the development costs .
At the end of March 2016, so before the debut in stores, Tabata had explained that ten million copies would be needed to meet the costs of the development of FF15 and the various related projects, such as the CGI film and the animated series Brotherhood.
Born as Final Fantasy Versus XIII in 2006 , the game remained in development for nearly ten years until it made its market debut as Final Fantasy XV, initially under the leadership of Tetsuya Nomura and later Hajime Tabata, after Nomura became moved to full-time management of Kingdom Hearts 3. Released in November 2016, Final Fantasy 15 was accompanied by a massive cross-media marketing campaign that saw the launch of various products such as a CGI movie, the Brotherhood animated series and other related games , such as Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition and a VR experience.
As early as 2018, Final Fantasy XV had become the third best-selling Final Fantasy game ever after Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy X. Final Fantasy XV is one of the free PlayStation Plus Premium and Extra games available with the latest Royal Edition . which includes various bonus content and improvements over the standard version.