Final Fantasy VII downloaded 100,000 times in two weeks

Mirroring the success of Final Fantasy VII International overseas, the release of FFVII to the Playstation Network at the beginning of June has seen tremendous download growth in two weeks since its launch. The game has been downloaded over 100,000 times, making it the fastest-selling PS1 game on the Playstation Network thus far. The following press release outlines some of the other PS1 games Sony's planning to release over the rest of the year, including Wild Arms 2, Mobile Light Force and Spec Ops: Stealth Patrol, that will round out what will supposedly be dozens of releases before 2010. See below for the full press release.

PlayStation(r)Network continues to be the preferred source for great downloadable entertainment content for PlayStation(r) fans. When FINAL FANTASY VII first launched more than a decade ago on PS one(r) console, it broke sales records and brought RPGs to a whole new audience, and now the epic game has become a blockbuster all over again via the PlayStation Network. Users continue to show their loyalty to the PlayStation platform and critically-acclaimed franchise by making FINAL FANTASY VII fastest selling PS one title on PlayStation Network since the game launched. In just two weeks, Final Fantasy VII has been downloaded over 100,000 times, making it the No. 1 downloaded game for the week ending 6/17 on PlayStationNetwork in North America.

FINAL FANTASY VII is one of the dozens of classic PS one games that will be available between now and the end of the year on PlayStation(r)Store. Upcoming summer releases including, Wild Arms 2, Mobile Light Force and Spec Ops: Stealth Patrol. These titles will join the more than 40 PS one games currently available on PlayStationNetwork, including Metal Gear Solid and Street Fighter Alpha 2. Thanks to the longevity, power and interoperability built into the PlayStation(r) brand, most of these classics are playable on both the PLAYSTATION(r)3 (PS3(r)) and PSP(r) (PlayStation(r)Portable) systems, giving gamers an unprecedented means to go back and relive their glory days of gaming, whether on the go or at home.

With 25 million registered users and more than 500 million pieces of content downloaded to date worldwide, PlayStation Network continues to be a popular destination for premium downloadable entertainment content. PlayStation Network currently offers a vast library of content to choose from, including 200 innovative games, demos, trailers, 1,900 movies, 9,000 television shows and original content. With highly-anticipated, innovative titles such as Fat Princess hitting PlayStation Network later this summer, and an unequaled library of classic games to draw upon from more than 15 years of defining the gaming industry, PlayStation Network users have a lot to look forward to in the coming weeks.

[Via PlaystationLifestyle]

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