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    Final Fantasy series surpasses 173 million copies sold

    Renowned RPG series reaches another milestone.

    Square Enix’s annual report for fiscal year 2022 reveals the Final Fantasy series surpassed 173 million copies sold worldwide.

    The new sales figure includes physical shipments and digital copies sold as of March 31, 2022. Additionally, the annual report reveals the Final Fantasy VII franchise has sold 13.9 million copies worldwide.

    The Final Fantasy slides in the annual report depicts Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion, Final Fantasy VII: Ever CrisisFinal Fantasy VII Rebirth, and Final Fantasy XVI as major upcoming titles. Ever Crisis: Final Fantasy VII is the only title without a definitive launch window.

    The annual report provides an overview of the franchise below:

    Final Fantasy
    A Japan original. Since the release of the first title in 1987, this roleplaying game franchise has been lauded by customers the world over for its use of cutting-edge visual technologies, the distinctive look and feel of its universe, and its rich stories. Thanks in part to our commitment to bringing Final Fantasy to the Western markets as well, cumulative
    global physical and digital sales have topped 173 million units.
    Final Fantasy VII
    Since the release in 1997, this game franchise has attracted many players with its epic and touching stories, fascinating characters, and its use of cutting-edge visual technologies of the time. Physical and digital sales have topped 13.9 million units to date.

    Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion launches December 13 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. The Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis closed beta launches by the end of 2022 for Android and iOS. Final Fantasy XVI launches in summer 2023 for PS5 while Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is slated to release next winter.

    Lastly, the annual report may be read here.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: soul@finalweapon.net

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