Final Fantasy IX was the ninth installment to the Final Fantasy series and the last Square released for the Playstation in November of 2000. Following up it's recent predeceders, it had a lot to live up to. Final Fantasy IX went back to the roots by having unchangeable classes for all characters, but also introduced Active Time Events, a new mailing network called Mognet, another new mini game called Tetra Master, and a new set of abilities.

The game received generally positive reviews but didn't quite live up to the hype expected now for a Final Fantsay title, however, some enjoyed how the game went back to more of a "fantasy" feel with large castles, crystals, wizards, and other elements that helped make the franchise popular.


Queen Brahne of Alexandria has begun using highly-advanced magical weapons to terrorize neighboring kingdoms. Her daughter, Princess Garnet, runs away from the castle and befriends a group of good-hearted bandits lead by a skilled thief, Zidane... More

All Releases

Title Platform Release Date (JP) Release Date (US)
Final Fantasy IX [9] PlayStation 2000-07-07 2000-11-13
Final Fantasy IX [9] PlayStation Network 2010-05-20 2010-06-15
Final Fantasy IX [9] Apple iOS 2016-02-16 2016-02-16
Final Fantasy IX [9] Android 2016-02-16 2016-02-16
Final Fantasy IX [9] Microsoft Windows Steam (PC) 2016-04-14 2016-04-14
Final Fantasy IX [9] Remastered Nintendo Switch / Xbox One 2021-02-13 2021-02-13