The core of the crisis. FFVII Reunion had the highest retail sales for a non-major chain, Final Fantasy: spin-off game in Japan. It sold 156,530 copies when it was released on December 13, 2022. However, it still doesn’t match Final Fantasy Explorers launch, which sold 163,844 when it first came out in December 2014. [Thanks, Game Data Library!]
You can see the whole table Final Fantasy: retail launch numbers for spin-off games including that The core of the crisis. FFVII Reunion here.
The Crisis Core FFVII remake’s retail sales in Japan are the highest for a Final Fantasy since 2014’s Final Fantasy Explorers on 3DS.
Should be over 200k digitally which is the 3rd biggest FF launch in 10 years behind only VII Remake and XV. pic.twitter.com/dPQogURUXJ
— Game Data Library (@GameDataLibrary) December 23, 2022
These numbers are for Japan only. Since this table does not include digital sales, it is not completely accurate. Although the title for the PSP version Crisis core reflects processing version, they are technically different games. Retail for original Crisis core As of September 2007, over 470,000 copies had been sold. That’s a difference of about 313,470.
Nevertheless, this is a huge success for Square Enix. This is one of the biggest launches a Final Fantasy: game on FFVII. Remake: and: Final Fantasy XV. Prior to the game’s release, interviews confirmed that the game would stay true to the gameplay and story of the original. Crisis core.
Crisis Core. Final Fantasy VII Reunion available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Windows PC and Nintendo Switch.