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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Boxed Sales Down Nearly 30% Over FFVII Remake For Opening Week

Christopher Dring has revealed on Twitter that Final Fantasy VII Rebirth sold nearly 30% fewer boxed copies during its opening weekend than 2020’s Final Fantasy VII Remake.

FFVII Remake was released in April 2020, at which point the UK was already in full lockdown as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Digital figures for FFVII Rebirth have not been revealed yet, but will be supplied later in the week.

In terms of UK boxed sales, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth’s opening week is down nearly 30% over the launch of the previous game. The first game came out during the peak of COVID lockdowns (gfk figures). Digital data arrives later in the week.

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Speaking during an interview with IGN recently, FFVII Rebirth’s director offered a few teasers on what to expect for the third and final entry in the FFVII Remake project, pointing to the inclusion of Rocket TOwn.

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth was released on February 29, 2024 exclusively for the PS5, and you can read our full review here.

[Source – Christopher Dring on Twitter]