FFXIII Ships Over 5.5 Million Copies
Square Enix has stated that Final Fantasy XIII has sold over 5.5 million copies in the Japanese fiscal year ending 31 March 2010.
The game, hitting Japanese shelves in December 2009, went on to sell 1.85 million copies. Then, 1.79 million units made the long journey to the not-so-distant land of North America as well as 1.77 million to Europe.
Here’s a list of the numbers relating to the Square Enix Games respectively:
Final Fantasy XIII – 5.55 million units
Dragon Quest IX – 4.26 million units (Japan alone)
Batman: Arkham Asylum – 3.24 million units
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days – 1.49 million units
Dragon Quest VI – 1.29 million units
Just Cause 2 – 0.92k units
Dissidia: Final Fantasy – 0.82k units (Japanese LtD sales – 1.81 million units)
Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep – 0.76k un
For some reason this list reminds me of the Soviet Union represented in George Orwell’s Animal Farm.