The official Japanese website for Square Enix’s Final Fantasy has announced that the company’s latest mainline game in the franchise, Final Fantasy XV, has topped 8.1 million sales worldwide.
Last September, director Hajime Tabata announced that the game had sold 6.1 million units. For reference, the game launched in November 2016. Before the game’s launch in March 2016, Tabata and his team hoped for the game to reach lifetime sales of 10 million. With this milestone, that goal may not be so out of reach.
The game has received regular support since its launch, with story DLCs and patches to improve the game experience. Recently, a rerelease of the game called Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition included an updated final dungeon, all seasonal DLCs, and more. This release coincided with the launch of Final Fantasy XV’s Windows Edition.
Square Enix also launched Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition HD on 7th September last week, a remaster of the game’s mobile counterpart for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Square Enix is set to launch a set of new and large-scale DLCs for Final Fantasy XV in 2019. These include story chapters for Noctis, Ardyn, Aranea, and Lunafreya. With this, the company may reach its lofty goal in 2019.
Final Fantasy XV is available now for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.