Square Enix officially stated that she was satisfied with the first sales results of the PS5-Exclusive Final Fantasy XVI and counts them "Extremely high". In the statement transmitted by IGN, the Japanese publisher pointed out the difference in the user bases PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 and claims that the Final Fantasy 16 has a high level of popularity compared to what Claudu and his colleagues managed.
A full quote says:
At 38 million. PS5 set consoles around the world (as of March 31, 2023.) Final Fantasy 16 sales exceeded three million units around the world a few days after its release on June 22, 2023. Taking into account the sales indicators of the sensational Final Fantasy 7 Remake and the difference in the amount of the number of owners of the PlayStation 4 at the time of the release of this game, we see that the level of sales of the Final Fantasy 16 is significantly higher, taking into account the PS5 installation base.
The following is said the following: "Square Enix considers the first results of the Final Fantasy 16 sales extremely high, and we will continue to implement a wide range of initiatives in order to attract even more people to the game".
Fears about the sales of Final Fantasy XVI began to spread after the sales of the game fell sharply in Japan in the second week of sales, and in the UK, the role -playing game dropped out of dozens of best -selling retail games. Given the fact that in the past Square Enix was disappointed with low sales of other franchises, such as Tomb Raider and Deus Ex, this news will be pleasant for fans.
Since the game is recognized as successful within the company – at least at the moment – the producer of Naoki Yoshida is considering the possibility of release DLC for the game. "But now we understand that we get reviews from the players who played the game, and many of them want to see more, and we know and understand this. We accept this and think about further possibilities. So, I hope, in the future we will have something that we can provide all of you", – He said in an interview.