Final Fantasy 7 Remake Shipped 3.5 Million Copies Worldwide in 3 Days
In 3 days, Final Fantasy 7 Remake shipments and digital sales passed 3.5 million worldwide, Square Enix announced via the game's official Twitter account.
The official Final Fantasy 7 Remake English Twitter account shared the first worldwide sales numbers for the game. Final Fantasy 7 Remake shipped and sold digitally over 3.5 million copies worldwide in three days, meaning from April 10 to April 12 included.
We’re proud to announce we shipped and digitally sold over 3.5M copies of #FinalFantasy VII Remake in 3 days! 🥳
— FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE (@finalfantasyvii) April 21, 2020
According to Famitsu’s sales numbers, Final Fantasy 7 Remake shipped 702,853 physical copies during the April 10-April 12 period in Japan. There are no numbers for digital sales. It’s likely Square Enix, via the Final Fantasy 7 Remake Japanese official Twitter, will publish specififc numbers for Japan at some point.
Update: According to Famitsu, Square Enix specifed that FF7R sold 1 million copies in Japan in three days.
FF7R is currently available on PlayStation 4. The game will be coming to PC most certainly. Square Enix already said it’s a PS4 exclusive until April 2021.
If you haven’t heard the news, the seiyuu of Reno, Keiji Fujiwara, sadly passed away a few days ago from cancer. Multiple other seiyuu and Japanese personalities have shared tributes in his memory.
You can read our FF7R review here. You can also check out some cool fanart inspired from the game here and here. You can also read about the English cast’s comments here and here, and read about Cloud’s Japanese voice’s comments. The final part of the making of series of videos has also been published by Square Enix.