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Making FFXV on console was ‘100x more difficult’ than the Windows Edition, says director

After one of the longest development cycles of this generation, you might have forgiven game director Hajime Tabata for taking a well-earned rest when Final Fantasy XV came out last November. After all, not only did the game shift a staggering 5m units during its first day on shelves around the …

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Final Fantasy XV hits 6.5m units

Final Fantasy XV has now sold over 6.5m units, according to the game’s director Hajime Tabata. Tabata revealed the figure during an interview with Gamespot over PAX 2017. "From a business standpoint, we’ve achieved over 6.5m units," he said. "The fact that we’re still going to be putting out content …

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Ubisoft announces Assassin’s Creed Origins partnership with Monster Energy

Ubisoft has announced a new partnership between its upcoming Assassin’s Creed Origins title and Monster Energy. Not only will more 500m Monster Energy drinks receive custom Assassin’s Creed Origins character designs, including protagonist Bayek, but the deal will also allow fans to access special in-game items and prizes. Starting on …

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Trial by fire: the return of the game demo

Demos used to be a staple part of a game’s launch cycle. Even as far back as 1994, games magazines would boast about the number of playable demos they had that month, and it was generally accepted business practice that demos were largely beneficial to a game’s overall sales. Indeed, …

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Final Fantasy 15 dev costs broke even on Day One after just 5m units

Director Hajima Tabata has revealed that Final Fantasy XV broke even after just one day on shop shelves. According to DualShockers, who visited Square Enix in Tokyo, Tabata said the 5m units Final Fantasy XV sold on Day One was enough to cover the game’s entire development costs. The game …

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Final Fantasy 15’s story update lands on March 28th, PS4 Pro support coming this month

UPDATED:Square Enix has confirmed that the upcoming story update to Final Fantasy XV’s controversial thirteeth chapter will be available to download as a free update on March 28th. Director Hajime Tabata made the announcement during the team’s latest Active Time Report livestream. More details about what the update entails can …

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Potential Final Fantasy 15 PC release could feature exclusive mods and user-generated quests, says Tabata

Hajime Tabata has once again expressed great interest in potentially bringing Final Fantasy XV to PC. Speaking to Famitsu (as translated by Gematsu), Tabata said he was keen to bring the game to PC so he could introduce PC-exclusive content such as mods and user-generated quests. I’d like to release …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Final Fantasy merchandise

2016 was the year Final Fantasy made its grand return. It began with the Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event in Los Angeles in April, where publisher Square Enix revealed when the long-awaited RPG would be launching. The firm also unveiled its massive push for title, which included three games, an …

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PS4 sales up 227% in Japan as Final Fantasy XV launches

To no-one’s surprise, this week’s No.1 in Japan is Final Fantasy XV, according to data from Famitsu. The long-in-development and much-anticipated JRPG sold 716,649 units in its first week on shelves. Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XV had sold 5m units in its first day on sale worldwide. The …

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