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Kingdom Hearts III Ships 5 Million Units, Sets Franchise Record

Kingdom Hearts III Ships 5 Million Units, Sets Franchise Record - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 05 February 2019 / 2,200 Views

Square Enix announced it has shipped five million units of Kingdom Hearts III. The figure includes digital sales. Kingdom Hearts III is now the fastest-selling game in franchise history. 

Kingdom Hearts III launched for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Japan and Asia on January 25 and in the rest of the world on January 29.

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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Rob5VGC (on 05 February 2019)

All hail Nomura.

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StriderKiwi (on 05 February 2019)

Great news. Only played an hour or so but it's genuinely good and deserves the sales.

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poroporo StriderKiwi (on 05 February 2019)

I'm done! 25 hours, skipping a few cutscenes here and there. It was fun.

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Hiku (on 05 February 2019)

That's what I like to hear.

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pastro243 (on 05 February 2019)


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KingofTrolls (on 05 February 2019)

Go go go to 10 million!

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Keybladewielder (on 05 February 2019)

The power that that has, the access that that has, the international implications that that has.

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Jayplay (on 05 February 2019)

So basically we can say it sell 5 million in his fist week and a half worldwide

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