Final Fantasy has surpassed 173 million copies sold in its history, dubbing Dragon Quest which is 85 million and far from Kingdom Hearts.
Square Enix , in its financial report for the last year, announced sales data for the main game series. Expectedly, Final Fantasy enjoyed the greatest popularity , the circulation of which exceeded 173 million copies worldwide . It is important to note that last year the figure was 9 million less .
For comparison, Kingdom Hearts has sold 36 million copies, while in November 2021 it was mentioned that 35 million copies were sold. Dragon Quest reached 85 million as of March 31, 2022, meaning 2 million games in the series have been sold over the past year.
The original Final Fantasy was released in 1987. The series gained massive popularity after entering the Western market. Now the online Final Fantasy XIV is helping to grow in popularity , providing stable sales and subscription revenue.
Square Enix is currently working on Final Fantasy XVI , which won’t release until 2023 .