The Final Fantasy The franchise has a storied history with Nintendo spanning nearly 40 years, and a devoted fan of the series reveals an impressive collection of Final Fantasy games available on several Nintendo consoles. The lineup was revealed a few months before the Nintendo Switch won another major Final Fantasy Title, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion.
Reddit user u/PsimplePsychology shows a collection of Final Fantasy games from the Game Boy Advance to Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch. The first game in the collection is Final Fantasy 1 & 2: Dawn of Soulsa Game Boy Advance compilation of the first two Final Fantasy securities. Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS received the top six Final Fantasy games as Nintendo-exclusive remakes. These games would eventually come to PC and mobile platforms with major improvements in the Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster series. However, the Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster The series is currently unavailable on Switch despite fans clamoring for the titles.
u/PsimplePsychology’s collection includes physical copies of all issues Final Fantasy games on Switch, from Final Fantasy 7 at Final Fantasy 12: Age of the Zodiac. Final Fantasy 7 and Final Fantasy 8 Remastered are available digitally on Switch, but the games have also been released in a physical “Twin Pack” by online retailers such as Play-Asia. In addition, Final Fantasy 9 is another title that received a physical release for Switch, and the game features in the collection alongside Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remastered. Final Fantasy 12: Revenant Wingsthe Nintendo DS sequel to Final Fantasy 12: Age of the Zodiaccompletes the Nintendo collection of Final Fantasy Games.
Many Final Fantasy the titles are available on Nintendo platforms as pointed out by u/PsimplePsychology. However, the user hopes to see the Final Fantasy 13 one day join the Nintendo collection. Currently the three Final Fantasy 13 games are available through backward compatibility on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. Console players cannot play Final Fantasy 13 on the latest hardware from Nintendo and PlayStation.
Final Fantasy shares a rich history with PlayStation and Nintendo, and u/PsimplePsychology’s collection is just one example of the series spanning multiple platforms. Hopefully Square Enix will continue to invest in the Final Fantasy franchise and finally bring Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster and the Final Fantasy 13 series to Switch.
Fortunately, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion coming to Switch in December to bolster Nintendo’s lineup Final Fantasy Games. New Final Fantasy 7 title should prove to be a worthy addition to this fan’s collection.
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion will launch on December 13 on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
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