Square Enix has announced that the day one sales figures for Final Fantasy XV, released simultaneously across the globe earlier this week, has exceeded five million units.
Receiving critical acclaim from fans across the world for its world design and graphical quality, combined with open-world freedom and an exciting new battle system, the game is the first in the series’ history to have a simultaneous global launch. Having surpassed five million sales across the world already, the game also broke the record for most downloads of a game on day of release in Japan. In the Asian region that excludes Japan it also broke the record for total game sales on day one, including packaged version units shipped and digital downloads.
SQUARE ENIX will continue to work on projects to expand and enhance customer enjoyment of Final Fantasy XV, releasing additional content and associated series products.
To commemorate the release of the game, numerous special launch events also took place across the globe, in Japan, Europe (UK and Belgium), North America (USA, Canada), Central and Southern America (Mexico) and China (Shanghai), celebrating the release with expectant fans from all regions of the planet.