How many Final Fantasy games are there? Every title & spin-off

Amitesh Dhar
Final Fantasy Characters.

The Final Fantasy series is one of the most iconic JRPG franchises in history and packs many mainline games and spin-offs under its umbrella. So what is the exact number of Final Fantasy games out there?

Over the years, the JRPG genre has seen the arrival of some really spectacular titles that have managed to captivate gamers across different regions.

Square Enix released their first Final Fantasy game back in 1987 and has churned out some absolutely amazing games under the franchise to this day.

Over the years, Square Enix, formerly known as Square Soft, has managed to carefully build a huge umbrella of overarching storylines which includes all the mainline and spin-offs in the series.

So, here’s everything you need to know about all the Final Fantasy games that have been released so far.

How many Final Fantasy games are there?

There are a total of 126 entries in the Final Fantasy franchise, out of which 19 are mainline entries according to The Final Fantasy community website.

Although most would feel that there are only 16 mainline titles because of the numbered games, Final Fantasy X has X-2 and Final Fantasy XIII has XIII-2 and Lightning Returns (XIII-3), which are also considered as mainline titles.

Some of the older titles in the franchise are being remade, like the Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, which was released on February 29, 2024.

Cloud Strife in Final Fantasy
Cloud is a very popular character in the series.

While the mainline titles are numbered, the spin-offs are not. Here’s everything you need to know about the spin-offs in the franchise.

Everything you need to know about the Final Fantasy spin-offs

While most Final Fantasy games fall under the JRPG umbrella, the spin-offs fall under multiple different genres. For example, Theatrythm is a rhythm game, whereas the Final Fantasy Tactics is a strategy-based RPG.

Other spin-offs include:

  • Crystal Chronicles
  • Stranger of Paradise
  • Chocobo Mystery Dungeon, and
  • Dissidia Final Fantasy

Even if you don’t enjoy the mainline entries in the franchise, there’s a high chance that there’s a spin-off that will fall in line with the kind of video games that suit your taste.

That sums up everything that we have for you about all the games in the Final Fantasy franchise. For more information about the latest remake, be sure to check out:

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