Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is a spin-off releeased for the Gameboy Advance of the popular tactical role-playing game, Final Fantasy Tactics. Although the game is not a sequel to the original, it does share many of the controls, actions, grid-like battle fields, and more. There are no more Job Points like in the original Tactics, however, now there are Judge Points and a new Ability Point system.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance started an array of more Final Fantasy games to be released for the Nintendo Gameboy Advance. The game was well received and it created a sequel, Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift for the Nintendo DS.


Our story begins soon after a young boy named Marche moves to the country town of St. Ivalice. marche's family has had a difficult past, and it is all he can do to adjust to country life with the help of his new friends...

This game is part of the Final Fantasy Tactics Advance series (also known as the Ivalice Alliance), which includes the following titles:

All Releases

Title Platform Release Date (JP) Release Date (US)
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Game Boy Advance 2003-02-14 2003-09-08
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Wii U Virtual Console 2016-03-30 2016-01-28