The problem with releasing both male and female characters are the same time is getting enough support for both. Its best to relase just one character and allow PAs to work on it then try to double it up.
You say that like there’s some way for you to know — since it’s never been done, I wonder how?
I’ve no doubt that having the opposite gender figure immediately available will boost the sales of both Aiko6 and Hiro6, but there will be other, currently unknown, factors involved: how well product conversions between G2F and G2M work, how well the figures and accessories meet the needs of anime artists and fanartists, if potential customers see the pricing as fair, if available spending money hasn’t already been consumed by DAZ’s figure-of-the-month plan, etc.
Still, Aiko6 / Hiro6 would be an excellent test case, since their user base relies on having both genders more so than other figures/characters. If the PAs aren’t willing to support these customers of their own volition, DAZ can commission the needed products, from outside the current stable if necessary.
This is an extremely bad idea. Dividing your attention between things is never as good as focusing on one.
I’ll tell you what exactly what would happen.
PAs would make items for the female.
The male would get NOTHING or the items would be inferior to what’s in the female bundle. People would complain because the difference would be obvious.
PAs already choose what they want to make for a figure, selecting between two at the same time…. yeah, you’re asking for trouble
Promoting one figure properly, ensuring the bundles get enough content is hard enough; two figures would really be impossible.
Release one, focus marketing and products on that is always the best choice.
Edit: That’s not to mention that people already balk at the price of the bundles, and now having two release at the same time? Most people couldn’t afford to get both.