Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi criticized the Final Fantasy 6 Terra statue recently for its nearly 300 million VND price tag.
The original Final Fantasy 7 blew the game world away when it was released, overwhelming players with the latest 3D imaging technology that PlayStation had. However, its predecessor Final Fantasy 6 is one of the series’ most beloved games to this day.
Final Fantasy 6 is rapidly approaching its thirtieth anniversary, and Square Enix is celebrating the classic in a pretty big way. They recently revealed about a really beautiful, limited edition Terra statue that made fans want to own, but then the price made many gamers “swoon”.
Terra’s Masterline statue is one of the most expensive statues produced by the company, priced at just under 12,000 USD equivalent to nearly 300 million VND, with a limit of only 600 copies produced. To be fair this statue is made of extremely high quality materials, manufactured from polystone and measures a whopping 30.7 inches. The elaborate details that can be seen on the statue certainly make it clear that this is not a simple money-making operation, but even so the price tag has baffled many, including including the creator of Final Fantasy himself, was shocked.
Final Fantasy was originally created by Hironobu Sakaguchi for the Nintendo Entertainment System back in the late 1980s. The series was a turning point for Squaresoft at the time, and its presence has been cemented in game history. since then. While some fans might be willing to shell out $12,000 for the statue, Sakaguchi himself seems baffled by the price tag. He even asked himself in a tweet if this was too much and asked Square Enix ‘Are you guys okay?’ in Japanese.
It’s likely that many fans and collectors of all things Final Fantasy 6 will agree with Sakaguchi. There’s no question that this statue is meant for die-hard fans of the series from the get-go, but spending a fortune on a collectible may feel unthinkable for many. . Although some game items such as Pokemon cards can sell for sky-high prices, ordering these collectibles will leave a serious detriment to most gamers except the wallets of fans. richest grave.
Of course, some fans of Square Enix must be used to the high prices for the company’s products. Square Enix sold a plush Chocobo stuffed animal for nearly $200 not too long ago, and a Final Fantasy 7 watch based on Cloud and Sephiroth’s design went on sale for $2,500. There are plenty of ways to celebrate Final Fantasy that don’t involve opening a wallet, but for those who want an extremely rare and expensive piece of art to pay tribute to their favorite game, the statue Final Fantasy 6’s Terra is open for pre-order and ready to take away player money.
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