Despite aggressive advertising and marketing, Final Fantasy 16 pre-orders are allegedly lagging behind FF 15, resulting in some inside rumbles over at Square Enix.
Former Game Informer editor, Imran Khan, took to Patreon to provide some perception into what he’s been listening to. He introduced up Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth and the way it’s “progressing easily,” one thing the studio type of randomly did after a yr of silence. He used that as a segway into Square Enix’s considerations concerning the pre-order state of affairs for the upcoming PS5 unique entry.
The mild on the finish of the tunnel for Square Enix, although, is that not everybody pre-orders video games. Plenty of gamers choose to attend till it releases as an alternative of committing to purchasing the sport days, weeks, or oftentimes months earlier than the precise launch.
It’s attainable this entry might fall flatter than its earlier multi-platform recreation, however supposedly, even when accounting for the shortage of an Xbox and PC viewers, it’s nonetheless down the place Square Enix anticipated it to be. We’ll have to attend and see whether or not or not the precise gross sales post-release will meet expectations.