In its latest business report, the Japanese company considers the launch of Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy a dud, now hoping to boost sales of the game.
While Square Enix has always touted its failed Marvel’s Avengers, the excellent Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy is considered disappointing by the firm. Indeed, the sales of the game did not reach the expectations of the Japanese studio, indicates the third quarter fiscal year report.
While the HD games sub-segment released titles such as Outriders, Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, its net sales were lower than the same period last year. […]
Despite excellent reviews, the game’s sales at launch fell short of our initial expectations..
Launched last October, the new adaptation of the Marvel universe in video games has therefore did not achieve commercial success to match its critical acclaim. According to the director Yosuke Matsudathe competition of the release window (like FIFA 22 for example) did not work in its favor.
Square Enix is now looking to boost sales after a “too slow start”. Maybe future reductions in the various shops?