PSN release of Final Fantasy VII downloaded over 100,000 times


No wonder Square Enix loves to make spin-offs of Final Fantasy VII -- you people can't stop buying it! The PSN re-release of Final Fantasy VII has been downloaded over 100,000 times in two weeks, making it the fastest-selling PS1 download on the PSN so far (and likely, for all time). If a simple digital re-release can garner these kinds of sales figures, imagine what a proper remake could do.

While touting the "power and interoperability built into the PlayStation brand," Sony also officially announced additional PS1 games for release later this summer: Wild Arms 2, Mobile Light Force and Spec Ops: Stealth Patrol. It's unlikely any of these games will even come close to what Final Fantasy VII was able to achieve.

Bonus! Original PS3 Final Fantasy VII "tech demo" after the break.
Super Bonus! Random and miscellaneous PSN stats after the break as well.

  • Top five downloaded games last week
    • FINAL FANTASY VII
    • Wolfenstein 3D
    • Bomberman ULTRA
    • Gunstar Heroes
    • Trash Panic™
  • Top five demos downloaded last week
    • Fight Night Round 4 Demo
    • Heavy Weapon Demo
    • inFAMOUS Demo
    • Overlord II Demo
    • UFC 2009 Undisputed Demo
  • Top downloaded movies last week
    • Gran Torino
    • Taken
    • He's Just Not That Into You
    • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    • Fired Up! (Unrated)

This article was originally published on Joystiq.