Final Fantasy XV Scalpers to Face Severe Reaction From Square Enix

By   /   Apr 5, 2016
Final Fantasy XV Director

The Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collector’s Edition was put up for sale with the rest of the versions of the game, but this one came in a limited quantity – only 30,000 were made. As a result, some of the Final Fantasy XV scalpers have started buying in bulk and put them up on eBay for insane prices.

Just to give you an idea, some of the resellers are asking for prices like $674 and even $900 for the collector’s edition!

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Final Fantasy XV Scalpers to be Dealt with Severely

Hajime Tabata, the game director at Square Enix, has responded to the issue and clearly stated that while they will try to ship more of the Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collector’s Edition, the Final Fantasy XV scalpers are going to be dealt with harshly:

I heard that the preorders swarmed in for the ULTIMATE COLLECTORS EDITION, and as a result, a lot of people couldn’t place their orders. I’m really sorry about that and we’re currently investigating if there are ways we can somehow increase production. I will keep you updated when there’s any progress!

As well, the people placing abnormal orders that suggest possible purchases for the purpose of reselling, will be told that they will be dealt with severely in conformity with the agreement. We ask for your continued support of FFXV!

Final Fantasy XV Scalpers

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The Ultimate Collector’s Edition does cost a lot, Square Enix itself is charging $269.99 for it, but it also has some amazing value attached to it. Here’s what you get:

  • Exclusive SteelBook case 1
  • Exclusive SteelBook case 2
  • Kingsglaive: FINAL FANTASY XV Blu-ray Disc
  • BROTHERHOOD FINAL FANTASY XV Blu-ray Disc
  • Special Soundtrack Blu-ray Disc
  • 192-page The Art of FINAL FANTASY XV
  • Exclusive Noctis Play Arts Kai Figure
  • Outfit: Royal Raiment – Dress Noctis in Lucian formalwear fit for a king!
  • Weapon: Masamune (FFXV) – Add the legendary Masamune to your arsenal and cut foes down to size!
  • Recolor: Platinum Leviathan – Make waves wherever you go with this sleek serpentine finish!
  • Item: Travel Pack – See the world in style with this set of gear to go!
  • Item: Camera Kit – Capture the memories of a lifetime with this accessory kit for your camera!
  • Item: Angler Set – Take this tackle box to the fishing holes around Eos and snag yourself a whopper!
  • Item: Gourmand Set – Make meals into masterpieces with this custom cookware!

Have you been able to get your hands on the Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collector’s Edition from Square Enix or have the Final Fantasy XV scalpers won?

Thanks, Eurogamer.