Why didd FFXIII-2 sell less than X-2?

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3 years ago#71
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3 years ago#72
Vekkerer posted...
Kagayaku08 posted...
if i had said FF 13 outsold FF 9 and thus is "good" while FF9 is "bad" wonder what vekkerer and the rest here would have said?

as to why it sold less: whole different economic situation.


Why are you dragging me into that? I've never bothered to use sales=quality as an argument, I despise it.
If I cared, I probably would've called you a fool.


Vekkerer
Well X-2 was good. I'd build a reasoning around that fact.


you don't have to lie. I'm sure you were joking when you said this, seeing as how you forgot about this post.
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3 years ago#73
Because nobody knew direct FF sequels were **** until they'd all bought X-2.
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3 years ago#74
Kagayaku08 posted...
Vekkerer posted...
Kagayaku08 posted...
if i had said FF 13 outsold FF 9 and thus is "good" while FF9 is "bad" wonder what vekkerer and the rest here would have said?

as to why it sold less: whole different economic situation.


Why are you dragging me into that? I've never bothered to use sales=quality as an argument, I despise it.
If I cared, I probably would've called you a fool.


Vekkerer
Well X-2 was good. I'd build a reasoning around that fact.


you don't have to lie. I'm sure you were joking when you said this, seeing as how you forgot about this post.


I don't see how that first post had anything to do with sales=quality.
I said that X-2 was a good game, not that it's good because it sold a lot.
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3 years ago#75
Vekkerer posted...
Kagayaku08 posted...
Vekkerer posted...
Kagayaku08 posted...
if i had said FF 13 outsold FF 9 and thus is "good" while FF9 is "bad" wonder what vekkerer and the rest here would have said?

as to why it sold less: whole different economic situation.


Why are you dragging me into that? I've never bothered to use sales=quality as an argument, I despise it.
If I cared, I probably would've called you a fool.


Vekkerer
Well X-2 was good. I'd build a reasoning around that fact.


you don't have to lie. I'm sure you were joking when you said this, seeing as how you forgot about this post.


I don't see how that first post had anything to do with sales=quality.
I said that X-2 was a good game, not that it's good because it sold a lot.


its a thread asking about why a game sold less than another. You say quality. that implies sales=quality. Its not rocket science
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3 years ago#76
You can interpret it however you wish, it won't change the fact that that wasn't what I was saying.
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3 years ago#77
Vekkerer posted...
You can interpret it however you wish, it won't change the fact that that wasn't what I was saying.


wow, really? Then what were you saying? That FF X-2 is better than FF 13-2 and thats why FF X-2 sold more?
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3 years ago#78
Kagayaku08 posted...
Vekkerer posted...
You can interpret it however you wish, it won't change the fact that that wasn't what I was saying.


wow, really? Then what were you saying? That FF X-2 is better than FF 13-2 and thats why FF X-2 sold more?


It's one theory.
X-2 also didn't come from a game that split the fanbase and had a mixed reception. XIII-2, on the other hand, did.

As you said: it's not rocket science.
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3 years ago#79
X-2 had the benefit of following X, where as XIII-2 was not so fortunate to come after a much more maligned XIII.
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3 years ago#80
install base isn't 80 million
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