Square EA reports more than one million units of Final Fantasy VIII
have sold in North America since its September release on Playstation, reinforcing the franchise as one of the most successful RPG series ever. Worldwide, Final Fantasy VIII
has sold more that six million copies, and the Final Fantasy
series as a whole has sold in excess of 25 million units. "Final Fantasy VIII
has grossed more than $50 million in revenue in only 13 weeks of sales in North America," said Square EA's Jun Iwasaki, "With the holidays still ahead, we anticipate that Final Fantasy VIII
will continue to break sales records."