Square Enix's efforts in making Final Fantasy XV the center of a universe have paid off.
I bought this game used, so my sale doesn't count. ;)
Well, it looks you weren't missed at all... ^_^
Watch out guys, we got ourselves a badass over here! Like, for real bruh, I'm sooooo jealous of your badassery. You bought a game USED? Holy fuck, you must get all the pussy in the world, you go dude! ..../sarcasm until the end of the whole fucking universe
^ this is great lol
and here i am thinking all he managed to do was save some money... little did i know lol
Oh wow! buying a used game brings out the internet comedian in everyone. Two shows a night or are you in town for only one day? /sarcasm on G.O.D
And even after that
Technically you're wrong. The money has already been collected and paid for in full to the publisher before you even decided to pay for it. As retailers purchase units from the publisher based on customer demand, and seeing as how you still bought it whether it be used or not, shows there is still demand so retailers will order more inventory... never understood why people think buying used means anything. Someone bought that game from a retailer and that retailer already paid for that shipment. Hence why publishers give out shipment numbers as those count as actual sales towards profits they see... not "sold through to customer" numbers as those effect retailers.
There are things like Craigslist and the FB marketplace.
I don't know why everyone is jumping on you, but thanks for supporting local businesses (unless you went to Gamestop). Local used game stores have the most personality and some are legit cool places to hang out. The one by me has old arcades to play and tournaments for fun.
At first I wasn't a fan of this game and I definitely think some of the world traveling could have used some more fine tuning but in the end I did finish it and I did enjoy it. And as usual for these later FF titles I had no clue what the hell was going on.
SquareEnix sold 6.5 mio. shipped units of the game.
They still sold them lol, companies like bestbuy and gamestop cant return the games they bought lol
i did say they sold them didnt i?
Those are huge numbers.
Too bad. This show SE can get away with any shit.
FFXV was absolutely unfinished and clearly needed 6 months but it really isn't a bad game and it is visually stunning on Pro with the best HDR i've seen. It has good combat and received numerous updates as well. As it plays today it's a good game.
I disagree. On regular PS4 it looks dull, the scenery is boring, the map is a pain to navigate through, it has boring quests (especially the sidequests) and the most annoying thing of all is the constant frame drops in battles. How come Guerilla can make a game like HZD that looks like a painting and runs like water but these guys can't?
still probably one of the most finished games i played this year ha
Ok, some people like Final Fantasy 15 some people didn't Who cares? They're going to make a different Final Fantasy and everyone could move on I admit I didn't really care for Final Fantasy 13 and I never bought it but over the years even I felt it was unfair to criticize a game I didn't even play especially in a series that's actually always different each entry. So it's not as if they tricked anyone or stole anything they made a good game and got the sales to show for it. Final Fantasy 15 is not really exactly what I thought it would be but I also can't say it was the worst game I've ever played or anything like that I put a very solid 80 hours into that game and enjoyed it. That being said I don't really know what you mean by getting away with as if they did something criminally wrong Some Like It some don't.
Yeah you can like or dislike the games story or combat etc, but what made me stop playing all together was the constant frame drops in battles wich just made it irritating to play. How come Guerilla can make a game that looks 10 times better than FFXV and keep constant frame rate but SE can't? I didn't like the combat system either but that's subjective.
Yup. I bought the game on release day. Still haven't finished it. It got a little boring half way through
Because 2 different engines doing different things. XV looks better in some areas and Horizon looks better in others.
I can't help but agree with this. I was so pumped for the darker tone that was FFv13, but seeing what they did with this game was soul sucking to me. True, the combat was dope, but the story was lame, characters sucked, and the side quests were awful. I left that bro journey about 20 hours in and never found a reason to go back. Such a disappointment for me.
well they have had over a decade to market and demo the game, should have built a lot of awareness. It's a shame the game fell well short of being a good FF game.
i bought it, too. and 6.5 millions units sold of this game only proves the power a franchise can have. if this game got released under a different name i don't think i would have bothered. but it's not important what i THINK. i bought it and that's all they are counting. they are also only counting the sold unit when someone traded it in after a short while, by the way. all they are hearing by counting the sold units is "more of that, please."
I mean I agree with you but you also have to understand with the name Final Fantasy also carries the idea of quality RPG. Put it this way when Zelda Skyward Sword sold 4 million units it was not amongst one of the best Zelda games it was actually seen as amongst the worst yet clearly breath of the wild proves that the game name alone is not enough to move units the game must actually be good because if that was the case Skyward Sword would have been with the max sales technically would have been for something like breath of the Wild. So I don't really think that name alone is going to sell a game completely I believe the series must have a great respect in the community to continue to get those sales look at Medal of Honor or even Assassin's Creed they begin to lose sales II that quality started to drop I have not really seen that with Final Fantasy to be honest. I mean put it this way breath of the wild would not be having the sales it has if it was selling on name alone because Skyward Sword did not sell as good as what you see breath of the wild selling right now at the end of the day the game must be good and have respected by the community.
I am not a big fan of this game, but those are very impressive numbers
It was my guilty pleasure to purchase multiple copies of this one game 😬
The game was good/decent. Hope 16 is much better, and more old school fantasy, like Final Fantasy 9
It sold about 6.5 million after almost a year? While those numbers aren't "bad", the game is available on 2 platforms at the moment and it's a big franchise. I guess I'm a little surprised it hasn't sold more.
I bought this game twice and have still not properly played it. Bought it brand new for £25 last Christmas. I was about to play it in January then Sony put it up on PSN for £10 (mistake) so I bought it and downloaded it and sold the sealed copy for £30. Only reason I didn't play it properly is because I have just been avalanched off games over the past 8 months or so. Balancing that between work is not easy. But once the online MP is released ill probably jump into it with a friend.
Well deserved. Glad Square Enix got rid of that outdated turn based combat B.S and is now more action RPG and open world.
Action combat is good but there is absolutely nothing wrong with turn-based combat. Games today like Dragon Quest and Persona are still using the turn-based combat. So I wouldn't call turn-based "outdated"
The reason why I think turn based combat is outdated is because when those types of games were made there wasn't any dual analog support and you were limited on movement with the cross hair D-Pad (4 directions). I'm just saying turn based combat as a mechanic doesn't make sense anymore when you have dual analog support on consoles now.
Good. The gameplay was extremely fun!
This kind of makes me sad. Now they will base all new FF games after this. I could list 100 things wrong with this game.
Still doesn't dismiss the poor quality of a JRPG FFXV is.
Except they said it needed to sell 10 million to break even. It sold 5 million first month but dropped off since then. (I got it new in December btw,got a platinum trophy)
Have you been living under a rock? The director said this game doesn't have to sell 10 million to be profitable http://www.sonyrumors.net/2... Not to mention that Square Enix still profits off of FFXV spinoff media
I live under a mountain 24/7. I'm sealed in.
You should find a way out before you make inaccurate accusations
I can never understand how people find FF15's combat boring, yet they are completely enthralled by uneventful and unexciting turn-based combat jam-packed with menu scrolling fun and absolutely amazing single-button-pressing joy! And lets not forgot how civilised and mannered the monsters are, i mean they even wait till its their turn before they attack! Now, isn't that realistic and immersive!
I just started The Witcher 3, and it just shows how meh FF15 was. I played it thoroughly but it was just plain and simple, unlike W3, it's brutal, engaging, big, big and big. I hoped for FF15 to be an awesome game, but it sucked, and considering the delays, I mean how bad would this game would have been if no delays were given? Wow! SquareEnix has lost its touch...
I bought it for 30€ ... and I'm still disappointed of that game, that they called "Final Fantasy" ... in my opinion: - worst story (if there was any real plot) - worst characters - couldn't care less about the characters - a really bad fetch-quest system (just should me all questing locations on the map and not only one at a time) - and cidney (cindy called in some versions) ... really ... I really don't like those oversexed characters ... my dear devs ... just grow up well as it sold quite good, we will get a next FF of the same kind :( SquareEnix ... get back to your roots with Final Fantasy or let the franchise die. There are other developers on the marked that could produce better "Final Fantasy"-games than you.
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