NPD sales result for the month of December 2016 are out today and according to the press release shard by NPD, Final Fantasy XV has the best console launch month in history since the sales for the franchise were tracked starting in 1995. The game appears to have sold really well in December after releasing on November 29th.
“Final Fantasy XV was the second best-selling title for December 2016, and was the top-selling title on the PS4,” NPD analyst Sam Naji explained in a statement. “Final Fantasy XV experienced the best console launch month in the history of the franchise (since tracking began in 1995) selling 19 percent more new physical units than Final Fantasy XIII in its launch month and 54 percent more in total dollar revenue including digital full game sales.”
Final Fantasy XV was the fastest selling game in the franchise with 5 million copies sold for retail and digital within 24 hours. Square Enix later confirmed that they have sold 6 million copies of the game at retail and digital.
Final Fantasy XV also has its own Season Pass with 4 story expansions and the game director has promised continued post-launch support with updates that will add more to the game.
Final Fantasy XV is available now for the PS4 and Xbox One.