14 Facts About Final Fantasy


Many Final Fantasy games have been localized for markets in North America, Europe, and Australia on numerous video game consoles, personal computers, and mobile phones.

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Three Final Fantasy installments were released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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In 2009, Final Fantasy XIII was released in Japan, and in North America and Europe the following year, for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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The next mainline entry, Final Fantasy XVI, was announced in September 2020 for the PlayStation 5.

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Dissidia Final Fantasy was released in 2009, a fighting game that features heroes and villains from the first ten games of the main series.

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In March 2022, Square Enix released the action-role playing title Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin developed in collaboration with Team Ninja, which takes place in an alternate, reimagined reality based on the setting of the original Final Fantasy game, depicting a prequel story the explores the origins of the antagonist Chaos and the emergence of the four Warriors of Light.

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The first installment of the Final Fantasy VII Remake project was released on the PlayStation 4 in 2020.

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Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV is a series of five 10-to-20-minute-long episodes developed by A-1 Pictures and Square Enix detailing the backstories of the main cast.

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Central conflict in many Final Fantasy games focuses on a group of characters battling an evil, and sometimes ancient, antagonist that dominates the game's world.

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Original Final Fantasy, Sakaguchi required a larger production team than Square's previous games.

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Many Final Fantasy games have been included in various lists of top games.

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In 2018, Final Fantasy VII was inducted as a member of the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

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Several individual Final Fantasy games have garnered extra attention; some for their positive reception and others for their negative reception.

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The predominantly negative reception of the original version of Final Fantasy XIV caused then-president Yoichi Wada to issue an official apology during a Tokyo press conference, stating that the brand had been "greatly damaged" by the game's reception.

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