Final Fantasy 7 reaches 100,000 NA PSN downloads, more PSone classics on the way.

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The groundbreaking PSone title Final Fantasy 7 has again reached another milestone 11 years after its original PSone release.  This time around, the digital copy available for purchase on the PSN and playable on your PSP and PS3 has quickly become the no.1 downloaded game at already over 100,000 times, unsurprisingly becoming the fastest selling PSone classic on the PSN.  To continue the momentum ignited by this release and other recent classics such as Metal Gear Solid and Street Fight Alpha 2, Sony has also announced summer releases for more PSone titles in Wild Arms 2, Mobile Light Force and Spec Ops: Stealth Patrol.  Official details below.

PlayStation®Network continues to be the preferred source for great downloadable entertainment content for PlayStation® fans. When FINAL FANTASY VII first launched more than a decade ago on PS one® 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®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® brand, most of these classics are playable on both the PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3®) and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems, giving gamers an unprecedented means to go back and relive their glory days of gaming, whether on the go or at home.

~ by consolecreatures on June 24, 2009.

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