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|Title||Box Art||Original Console||Release Date||Trivia||Main Character(s)||Antagonist(s)|
|Final Fantasy||Nintendo Entertainment System||December 18, 1987||Was released as creator Sakaguchi's last-ditch effort to save Square and his video game career.||The Light Warriors||Kary|
|Final Fantasy II||Family Computer||December 17, 1988||Is the first Final Fantasy game to feature Cid.||Firion, Guy, Maria, Leon||Emperor of Palamecia|
|Final Fantasy III||Family Computer||April 27, 1990||Was supposed to later be re-released on the Wonderswan platform, but was later put on Nintendo||Luneth, Arc, Refia, Ingus||Xande|
|Final Fantasy IV||Super NES||July 19, 1991||"You Spoony Bard!" first appeared in this game.||Cecil Harvey, Kain Highwind, Rosa Farrell, Cid Pollendina||Zemus|
|Final Fantasy V||Super Famicom||December 6, 1992||It took seven years for this game to reach the US market.||Bartz Klauser, Lenna Charlotte Tycoon, Galuf Doe, Faris Scherwiz, Krile Mayer Baldesion||Exdeath|
|Final Fantasy VI||Super NES||April 2, 1994||The main character was intended to be male.||Terra Branford, Celes Chere||Kefka Palazzo|
|Final Fantasy VII||PlayStation||January 31, 1997||The US synchronized swimming team swam to this game's music during the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the Bronze medal.||Cloud Strife, Tifa Lockhart, Aerith Gainsborough||Sephiroth|
|Final Fantasy Tactics||PlayStation||June 20, 1997||The first game set in the world of Ivalice, which was later reused in Final Fantasy XII||Ramza Beoulve, Delita Heiral||Murond Glabados Church|
|Final Fantasy VIII||PlayStation||February 11, 1999||Contains a scene featureing Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance.||Squall Leonhart, Rinoa Heartilly, Quistis Trepe, Seifer Almasy||Ultimecia|
|Final Fantasy IX||PlayStation||July 7, 2000||Was filled with references to earlier Final Fantasy games.||Zidane Tribal, Garnet Til Alexandros XVII, Vivi Ornitier||Kuja|
|Final Fantasy X||PlayStation 2||July 19, 2001||In the Japanese version of this game, Yuna does not tell Tidus that she loves him; she simply thanks him.||Tidus, Yuna, Kimahri Ronso||Sin|
|Final Fantasy XI: Online||PlayStation 2, PC||May 16, 2002||Has five expansion packs||Galka, Mithra, Hume, Elvaan, and Tarutaru races||Beastmen|
|Final Fantasy X-2||PlayStation 2||March 13, 2003||Was the first direct sequel in the series.||Yuna, Rikku, Paine||Shuyin|
|Final Fantasy Tactics Advance||Game Boy Advance||February 14, 2003||Was rerealeased for the Wii U Virtual Console in 2016||Marche, Mewt, Ritz, Doned||Babus Swain, Llednar Twem, Queen Remedi|
|Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII||Mobile phones||September 24, 2004||Takes place in a world called the Planet, or Gaia.||Turks||Rufus Shinra, Sephiroth|
|Final Fantasy VII Snowboarding||Mobile phones||March 29, 2005||Is a remake of a popular snowboarding mini-game in Final Fantasy VII||Cloud Strife||N/A|
|Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII||PlayStation 2||January 26, 2006||Is set three years after the events of the original game||Vincent Valentine||Deepground, Omega|
|Final Fantasy XII||PlayStation 2||March 16, 2006||Is the only Final Fantasy game without the traditional summons||Vaan, Ashe, Basch||Vayne|
|Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings||Nintendo DS||April 26, 2007||Begins a year after the events of Final Fantasy XII||Vaan, Kytes, Filo||Ba'Gamnan|
|Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII||PlayStation Portable||September 13, 2007||The game's ending theme, "Why", was sung by famous Japanese singer Ayaka.||Zack Fair||Genesis|
|Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift||Nintendo DS||October 25, 2007||Part of the Ivalice Alliance collection||Luso Clemens||Khamja members|
|Final Fantasy IV: The After Years||Mobile phones||February 18, 2008||The female characters in this game were altered for the US release to make their clothes less revealing||Cecil, Ceodore Harvey, Rosa||The "Mysterious Woman", the Dark Knight, the Creator|
|Final Fantasy XIII||PlayStation 2||December 17, 2009||Had the biggest Final Fantasy launch||Lightening, Snow Villiers, Oerba Dia Vanille||Galenth Dysley|
|Final Fantasy XIV: Online||PC||September 30, 2010||Received unanimously bad reviews; was recreated as a new game three years later||Hyur, Elezen, Roegadyn, Lalafell, Miqo'te races||Beastmen|
|Final Fantasy Type-0||PlayStation Portable||October 27, 2011||Was never released outside of Japan until a remastered edition four years later||Class Zero||Cid Aulstyne|
|Final Fantasy XIII-2||PlayStation 3||December 15, 2011||Contains a cut-scene containing the hidden text "Pray for Japan," referring to 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami||Serah Farron, Noel Kreiss||Caius Ballad|
|Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn||Playstation 3, PC||August 27, 2013||Was created in response to its prequel's poor reviews.||Hyur, Elezen, Roegadyn, Lalafell, Miqo'te races||Beastmen|
|Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII||PlayStation 3, Xbox 360||November 21, 2013||Concludes the storyline of Final Fantasy XIII||Lightning||Bhunivelze|
|Final Fantasy Agito||iOS, Android||May 14, 2014||Takes place in a land called Orience||Player-created Cadet||Cid Aulstyne|
|Final Fantasy XV||PlayStation 4, Xbox One||November 29, 2016||Takes place on the fictional world of Eos||Noctis Lucis Caelum, Lunafreya Nox Fleuret||Iedolas Aldercapt|