Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles was the firt of a new metaseries of Final Fantasy games called the Crystal Chronicles. There have now been a total of six individual games released since this first release and have been for the Nintendo Gamecube, DS, or Wii.

Many new things were introduced in Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, including the first of the series with real multi-player capability, real-time fighting, and cross platform (GameCube to GBA) compatibility. The game received positive reviews, with many praising the innovative multi-player and solid graphics. The game's popularity help ignite this Crystal Chronicles series.


Seek the water of life. Long ago, miasma swallowed the world. Its very touch was fatal, and it claimed many lives. But we have since discovered a way to hold it at bay. Crystals protect us from miasma. Smaller crystals now guard the villages of the world, while greater ones guard the cities. We all live our lives within the embrace of the crystals' blessing...

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is part of a metaseries of other Crystal Chronicle games, including:

Game Releases

Title Platform Release Date (JP) Release Date (US)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles GameCube 2003-08-08 2004-02-09