In news that should surprise no one, Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 7 Remake is already doing gangbusters commercially worldwide, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press release sent out, Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy 7 Remake sales (digital) and shipments have now surpassed over 3.5 million units worldwide in just three days!

Released just this April 10, Final Fantasy 7 Remake is a re-imagining of the origial PlayStation 1 RPG classic.

Completely rebuilt using the best of modern gaming technology, FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE is a reimagining of the iconic original game that re-defined the RPG genre. Along with unforgettable characters and a story revered as one of the most powerful within video games, the game also features a hybrid battle system that merges real-time action with strategic, command-based combat. The first game in the project is set in the eclectic and sprawling city of Midgar and presents a fully standalone gaming experience that goes deeper into the iconic characters and world than ever before.  

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE draws players into a world where the Shinra Electric Power Company, a shadowy corporation, controls the planet’s very life force. Cloud Strife, a former member of Shinra’s elite SOLDIER unit now turned mercenary, lends his aid to an underground resistance group calling themselves Avalanche as they fight against Shinra’s oppressive force.

Mind, this is just for three days. It should be at a way higher number now given it’s been out for over a week now. Players who want to try before they buy, a demo is out now. And of course, don’t forget to check out our review of it and see why we think so highly of this re-imagining.

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