SquareSoft discusses FFX sales forecasts

According to the company's forecasts, Final Fantasy X could become one of the best selling games ever.

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SquareSoft has announced its worldwide sales expectations for its upcoming PlayStation 2 role-playing game Final Fantasy X. The company expects to ship 2 million copies of the game when it launches on July 19 in Japan, Hiroshi Suzuki, president of SquareSoft, told Bloomberg Japan. Total sales in that territory, according to company forecasts, is expected to surpass 4 million units, while worldwide sales is expected to reach 10 million units. Previous games in the series have combined to sell over 33 million copies worldwide through March 31 of this year.

On a related note, Suzuki reiterated that the formation of the subsidiary company, which is being created as a joint venture with Namco and Enix, is currently on schedule to be completed by September. The first related network products will be released early next year.

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