Final Fantasy VII Remake Sets Franchise Record, April 2020’s Best-Selling Game
Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII Remake has not only set a new launch month sales record in the Final Fantasy franchise, surpassing 2016’s Final Fantasy XV in unit and dollar sales, but the game title was also April 2020’s best-selling game, according to IGN.
The outlet reports that the title led April 2020 sales, followed by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Additionally, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare became the 4th fastest-selling release in U.S. tracked history.
April 2020’s Top 20 Best-Selling Games:
1. Final Fantasy VII Remake
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
4. NBA 2K20
5. Grand Theft Auto V
6. Resident Evil 3
7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2: Remastered
8. MLB: The Show 20
9. Madden NFL 20
10. Red Dead Redemption II
11. Just Dance 2020
12. FIFA 20
13. Mortal Kombat 11
14. Borderlands 3
15. Predator: Hunting Grounds
16. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
17. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
18. Persona 5: Royal
19. Need for Speed: Heat
20. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
In Final Fantasy VII Remake, players will be drawn into a world where the Shinra Electric Power Company, a shadowy corporation, controls the planet’s very life force. Cloud Strife, a former member of Shinra’s elite SOLDIER unit now turned mercenary, lends his aid to an anti-Shinra organization calling themselves Avalanche.
The first game in the project is set in the city of Midgar and is a fully standalone gaming experience designed for RPG players that crave unforgettable characters, a powerful story and the ability to choose their style of play with a battle system that merges thrilling real-time action with strategic, command-based combat.
The Deluxe Edition contains a hardback art book featuring stunning concept art, a soundtrack selection CD, Summon Materia DLC allowing players to summon Cactuar in-game and a Sephiroth SteelBook Case.
The Digital Deluxe Edition contains a digital artbook, a digital soundtrack selection, and Summon Materia DLC allowing players to summon Carbuncle and Cactuar in-game.
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Author: Kylie Hemmert