Does 3.1 million units shipped/sold justify a sequel in the case of FFXIII-2?
gwoodtamu posted...theofficefan99 posted...Please show me where Kitase stated that this game sold 3.1 million units, because that's definitely not what I've heard or seen.
It's actually shipped, but the figures are right.
Considering the cost (or probable lack thereof) of course.
There's erosion of brand confidence to consider, I guess, but I don't see how 13-2 could be argued to have done any damage beyond what 13 did.
shipped =/= sold
Doesn't it? I'm not so sure. When copies are shipped to a retailer, but unsold, I'm not certain which party takes a bath on it. Might be the retailer, not the publisher. IF it's the retailer, then, from the perspective of the publisher, shipped=sold.
zodiac_sword posted...shipped =/= sold
Pretty sure the retailers can sell the shipments back after a certain amount of time. And if the retailers took the bath on that then there is no way in hell they are going to order in shipments at XIII-2's level. So it still hurts Square Enix either way since retailers won't risk buying extra copies because they don't want to get screwed again.
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Does the quality of the game justify a sequel?
XIII-2 was solid in the gameplay department. The writing is an acquired taste though.
Every time you make a Gabe Newell fat joke, he delays Half Life 2: Episode 3 an extra month.
Hrm, so Kitase saying the series has sold 9.7 million copies and XIII is responsible for 6.6 of those, thus XIII-2 is responsible for 3.1, proves nothing?
Interesting, I guess you and your wisdom know the sales figures better than he does.
kupo1705 posted...Does the quality of the game justify a sequel?
But does it justify a sequel?
I wasn't exactly begging for more when I beat it.
EminentFate posted...kupo1705 posted...Does the quality of the game justify a sequel?
Even with a TBC? You would rather the story end the way it did in XIII-2? I for one want closure.
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kupo1705 posted...EminentFate posted...kupo1705 posted...Does the quality of the game justify a sequel?
I liked the ending.