Could Kingdom Hearts III Actually Outsell Final Fantasy XV?
There was a time when we should've scoffed at the suggestion.
Kingdom Hearts is great and all but a new entry outselling a new Final Fantasy? Impossible.
Well, that was before the once-dominant FF franchise completely tanked with the FFXIII trilogy. The last entry, the depressingly mediocre Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, only managed to sell just over a million units worldwide. Its predecessor, FFXIII-2, sold less than 2.7 million, while FFXIII did comparatively well with just over 5.3 million. Of course, to have a final entry sell one-fifth of the first game in that trilogy is just comically bad.
Now, Kingdom Hearts II sold a combined 4.3 million copies, which is hugely significant. It almost seems as if FFXV has zero chance of outselling KHIII considering these numbers, right? Not only has FF's reputation fallen into the toilet but Kingdom Hearts remains widely beloved and, perhaps, just as popular as ever. So, maybe the question isn't, "will KHIII outsell FFXV?" but rather, "by how much will KHIII outsell FFXV?"
What say you?
Related Game(s): Kingdom Hearts III, Final Fantasy XV
1/11/2016 9:45:36 PM Ben Dutka