Final Fantasy XIII - Over 5 Million Unit Shipments Worldwide
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix) announced today that self-in shipments of the hugely popular FINAL FANTASY XIII have now exceeded the 5 million unit milestone. FINAL FANTASY XIII was released on March 9, 2010 in North American, European and other PAL markets where it's available for both the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system.
With shipments of FINAL FANTASY XIII in North America and PAL territories surpassing 3 million units as well as strong sales since launch on December 17, 2009 in Japan, cumulative shipments of the FINAL FANTASY series have now reached 96 million units.
From the release of the first FINAL FANTASY in 1987, this unique RPG series has continuel to offer the industry's most advanced graphics, highly imaginative worlds and rich stories as it gains the highest accolades from users around the world. FINAL FANTASY XIII is internationally-acclaimed for the creation of a brand new entertainment experience with a state-of-the-art battle system and unparalleled visuals that help create a feeling of total emersion in the environment.
In advance of the March 9th game release in North America and PAL territories, launch events were held in San Francisco and Paris on March 8th as well as in London on March 9th. The events drew extremely large numbers of fans and were covered widely by local media.
Title : FINAL FANTASY XIII
Platforms : PlayStation 3 / Xbox 360 (exclusive to PlayStation 3 in Japan)
Genre : RPG
Release Dates : On sale now (Japan: December 17, 2009 / North America and PAL territories: March 9, 2010)
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