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Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Sells an Estimated 84K Units First Week at Retail

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Sells an Estimated 84K Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 13 August 2017 / 37,465 Views

The second Final Fantasy XIV expansion - Stormblood - sold 84,244 units first week at retail, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending June 24.

Breaking down the sales by platform, the game sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 57,083 units sold (68%), compared to 27,161 units sold on Windows PC (32%).


Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 33,568 units sold (40%), compared to 29,665 units sold in Japan (35%) and 10,554 units sold in Europe (13%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 1,530 units in the UK, 2,542 units in Germany, and 2,023 units in France.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood released for the PlayStation 4 and Windows PC on June 20.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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greencactaur (on 13 August 2017)

MMO's are primarily sold digitally. The Retail numbers are probably like 5% - 10% of the total sales if I took a estimated guess.

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Pinkie_pie greencactaur (on 13 August 2017)

so true. especially expansion

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monocle_layton (on 13 August 2017)

Very impressive considering most expansions are bought online

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Tridrakious (on 13 August 2017)

This is another incredible expansion, however they really needed to have diversity in the new classes. Really slowed the pace of quests down with having everyone trying to play DPS classes.

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TK-Karma (on 13 August 2017)

Not bad! I know quite a few people who actively play this and bought this expansion as soon as it was available. From what they've shown me, it looks like a fairly high production-value game for an MMO.

Plus, I think they like the game for it's excessive number of cat-boys lol

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deskpro2k3 (on 14 August 2017)

I have it digitally

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dissonanse (on 13 August 2017)

If the numbers are that low why are the servers always congested.

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Because most people buy MMOs, especially expansions, digitally. These are actually incredible physical numbers.

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