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Final Fantasy VII Remake Sold Over 700,000 Units and Pushed PS4 Sales in Japan According to Famitsu

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Sold Over 700,000 Units and Pushed PS4 Sales in Japan According to Famitsu

Today Famitsu revealed its estimates of sales for video games in Japan and they included data about the massively-anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake.

Today Famitsu revealed its weekly estimates of sales for video games in Japan and they included data about the massively-anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake.

According to the magazine, the Square Enix’s latest masterpiece debuted with over 700,000 units sold in the week between April 6 and April 12.

It also propelled weekly PS4 sales to almost 80,000 units combined between PS4 and P4 Pro, which is a level of sell-through that hasn’t been seen in ages.

Here is the full software hardware chart. The number in parenthesis indicates lifetime sales.

  1. Final Fantasy VII Remake – PS4 – 702,583 (New)
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Switch – 292,876 (3,324,660)
  3. Resident Evil 3 – PS4 – 34,698 (224,188)
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Switch – 14,171 (2,869,272)
  5. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 – PS4 – 13,204 (107,535)
  6. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 – Switch – 11,921  (90,832)
  7. Super Smash Bros. Ultrimate – Switch – 11,303 (3,646,834)
  8. Ring Fit Adventire – Switch – 9,249 (762,782)
  9. Pokemon Sword & Shield – Switch – 9,037 (3,562,578)
  10. Super Mario Party – Switch – 8,755 (1,390,898)

Below you can find the hardware chart.

  • PS4 – 60,721 (7,529,029)
  • Switch -19,429 (11,148,295)
  • PS4 Pro – 18,338 (1,487,894)
  • Switch Lite – 5,884 (2,115,441)
  • Xbox One X – 18 (19,617)
  • Xbox One S – 16 (93.116)
  • New 2DS XL – 15,17 (1,700,684)
  • New 3DS XL – 97  (5,886,990)

The Final Fantasy VII Remake has been one of the most-anticipated games in Japan for years, so it’s not surprisingly to see it sell so well in the country.

It’s also interesting to see that it pushed lifetime PS4 sales to over 9 million in the country.

One last intriguing detail is that One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 joins that large group of games that sold more on PS4 than on Switch despite the large difference in the installed base in favor of Nintendo’s console.

If you’d like to see and learn more about the Final Fantasy VII Remake, you can  read our extensive review and our wiki full of guides to help you familiarize yourself with the game.

The game also topped the sales chart in the United Kingdom in its debut week.

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