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Best selling Square-Enix games and franchises. This includes games made by Squaresoft, Enix, and their 2003 merged corporation, Square-Enix. It also includes games by its acquired subsidiaries, Eidos and Taito, from before and after their consolidation.

FranchisesEdit

Software salesEdit

  1. Final Fantasy: 130 million[1] (54 titles)[2]
  2. Dragon Quest: 70 million[1] (29 titles)[3]
  3. Tomb Raider: 58 million[1] (16 titles)[4]
  4. Kingdom Hearts: 22 million (7 titles)[3]
  5. SaGa: 9.9 million (12 titles)[3]
  6. Hitman: 8 million (5 titles)
  7. Mana: 6 million (7 titles)
  8. Chrono: 5.4 million (2 titles)
  9. Legacy of Kain: 3.5 million (5 titles)[5]

Gross revenueEdit

Franchise Debut
year
Lifetime revenue
(no inflation)
Ref Lifetime revenue
(2016 inflation)
Final Fantasy 1987 $10.275 billion (as of 2017) [2] $22 billion
Space Invaders 1978 $3.852 billion (as of 1982) [6] $14.144 billion
Dragon Quest 1986 $5.236 billion (as of 2016) [7] $11.4 billion

GamesEdit

Sales data from Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest (Video Game Sales Wiki), and List of best-selling video games (Wikipedia), unless otherwise noted

Multi-platformEdit

  1. Final Fantasy X & X-2 (14,995,130)
  2. Final Fantasy VII (11,957,816)
  3. Final Fantasy VIII (8,850,150)
  4. Tomb Raider (2013) (8,500,000)[8]
  5. Final Fantasy IV & The After Years (8,008,843)
    1. Final Fantasy IV (4,452,843)
    2. Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (3,156,000)
  6. Tomb Raider II (8,000,000)[9]
  7. Final Fantasy V & VI (7,824,556)
    1. Final Fantasy VI (3,976,690)
    2. Final Fantasy V (3,071,500)
  8. Final Fantasy XIII (7,621,050)
  9. Tomb Raider (1996) (7,500,000)[10]
  10. Final Fantasy XIV (7,209,000)
  11. Dragon Quest I & II (6,530,000)
    1. Dragon Quest II (2,560,000)
    2. Dragon Quest (2,050,000)
  12. Tomb Raider III (6,500,000)[11]
  13. Dragon Quest III (6,046,000)
  14. Final Fantasy XV (6,000,000)
  15. Just Cause 2 (6,000,000)[12]
  16. Dragon Quest V (5,940,000)
  17. Dragon Quest IV (5,920,000)
  18. Kingdom Hearts (5,900,000)[13]
  19. Final Fantasy IX (5,675,000)
  20. Final Fantasy XII (5,600,000)[14]
  21. Dragon Quest VII (5,530,000)
  22. Dragon Quest IX (5,320,000)
  23. Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation (5,000,000)[15]
  24. Dragon Quest VIII (4,910,000)
  25. Dragon Quest VI (4,600,000)
  26. Tomb Raider: Legend (4,500,000)[16]
  27. Final Fantasy I & II (4,497,590)
    1. Final Fantasy (2,490,000)
    2. Final Fantasy II (1,730,000)
  28. Kingdom Hearts II (4,000,000)[17]
  29. Chrono Trigger (3,791,086)[18]
  30. Final Fantasy III (3,786,355)
  31. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (3,555,000)

NESEdit

  1. Dragon Quest III (3.895 million) (Enix)
  2. Dragon Quest IV (3.18 million) (Enix)
  3. Dragon Quest II (2.55 million) (Enix)
  4. Dragon Quest (2 million) (Enix)
  5. Final Fantasy III (1.4 million in Japan) (Square)

SNESEdit

  1. Dragon Quest VI (3.2 million in Japan) (Enix)
  2. Dragon Quest V (2.8 million in Japan) (Enix)
  3. Final Fantasy VI (2.55 million in Japan) (Enix)
  4. Final Fantasy V (2.45 million in Japan) (Square)
  5. Chrono Trigger (2.32 million) (Square)[19]
  6. Secret of Mana (2 million) (Square)[20]
  7. Final Fantasy IV (1.84 million) (Square)
  8. Seiken Densetsu 2 (1.5 million in Japan) (Square)
  9. Romancing SaGa 2 (1.49 million in Japan) (Square)
  10. Super Mario RPG (1.47 million in Japan) (Square)
  11. Dragon Quest III (1.4 million in Japan) (Enix)
  12. Romancing SaGa (1.32 million in Japan) (Square)
  13. Romancing SaGa 3 (1.3 million in Japan) (Square)

Game Boy and Game Boy AdvanceEdit

  1. Dragon Quest Monsters (2.35 million in Japan) (Enix)
  2. Dragon Quest Monsters 2 (1.593 million in Japan) (Enix)
  3. Final Fantasy Legend (1.37 million) (Square)
  4. Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories (1.742 million)[21] (Square) (Square Enix)
  5. Final Fantasy Tactics Advance (1.45 million) (Square)

PlayStationEdit

  1. Final Fantasy VII (10.658 million) (Square)
  2. Final Fantasy VIII (8.15 million) (Square)
  3. Tomb Raider II (8 million)[9] (Eidos)
  4. Tomb Raider (7 million)[22] (Eidos)
  5. Tomb Raider III (6.5 million)[23] (Eidos)
  6. Final Fantasy IX (5.3 million)[24] (Square)
  7. Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation (5 million)[23] (Eidos)
  8. Dragon Quest VII (4.29 million) (Enix)
  9. Final Fantasy Tactics (2.4 million) (Square)
  10. Parasite Eve (1.94 million) (Square)
  11. Chrono Cross (1.5 million) (Square)
  12. Tomb Raider Chronicles (1.5 million)[25] (Eidos)
  13. Dragon Quest IV (1.2 million in Japan) (Enix)
  14. Xenogears (1.19 million) (Square)
  15. Chocobo no Fushigina Dungeon (1.166 million in Japan) (Square)
  16. SaGa Frontier (1.1 million in Japan) (Square)
  17. Parasite Eve II (1.09 million) (Square)

PlayStation 2Edit

  1. Final Fantasy X & X-2 (14 million) (Square)
  2. Kingdom Hearts (5.9 million)[26] (Square)
  3. Final Fantasy XII (5.2 million)[27] (Square Enix)
  4. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (4.91 million) (Square Enix)
  5. Kingdom Hearts II (4 million)[28] (Square Enix)
  6. Dragon Quest V: Tenku no Hanayome (1.64 million in Japan) (Square Enix)
  7. Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (1.363 million)[29] (Enix)
  8. Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (1.243 million)[30] (Square Enix)

Nintendo DSEdit

  1. Final Fantasy III (2 million)[31]
  2. Dragon Quest IV (1.53 million)
  3. Dragon Quest V (1.49 million)
  4. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker (1.47 million in Japan)
  5. Dragon Quest VI (1.35 million in Japan)
  6. Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (1.04 million)[32]

PSPEdit

  1. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2.6 million)
  2. Dissidia Final Fantasy (1.81 million)

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Square Enix Kicks Off Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Celebration. Square Enix (January 31, 2017). Archived from the original on February 1, 2017. Retrieved on February 1, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Final Fantasy: Software Sales, Video Game Sales Wiki
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Businesses - SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.. Square Enix (March 31, 2014). Archived from the original on 2016-01-05. Retrieved on 2014-08-15.
  4. List of Tomb Raider media (Wikipedia)
  5. SCi Entertainment Group Plc Annual Report 2007 (PDF). SCi Entertainment Group Plc. Retrieved on 2012-10-31.
  6. Highest-grossing games by gross revenue figures
  7. Dragon Quest
  8. Matulef, Jeffrey (6 April 2015). Tomb Raider reboot has sold 8.5m copies. Eurogamer. Retrieved on 6 April 2015.
  9. 9.0 9.1 All Time Top 20 Best Selling Games (21 May 2003). Archived from the original on 21 February 2006. Retrieved on 1 December 2006.
  10. Eidos Celebrates with Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary. GameSpot (30 October 2006). Retrieved on 29 November 2006.
  11. Contact Michael McWhertor: Comment (23 April 2009). Tomb Raider Lifetime Sales Show Off Lara Croft's Biggest Hits. Kotaku.com. Retrieved on 4 July 2012.
  12. Makuch, Eddie (13 February 2014). Some Just Cause 2 users have played for more than 500 hours. GameSpot. Retrieved on 1 August 2016.
  13. 3.45 million in US, 1.23 million in Japan
  14. 2.4 million in Japan, 1.7 million in US, 1.1 million in Europe
  15. Corporate Strategy Meeting (PDF). Square Enix (22 April 2009). Retrieved on 3 July 2012.
  16. Recommended Acquisition of Eidos plc by SQEX Ltd.. Square Enix (2009-03-30). Archived from the original on 2016-05-24. Retrieved on 2012-03-20.
  17. http://www.square-enix.com/jp/common/images/sqex_07profile_e.pdf#page=6
  18. Chrono Trigger
  19. 2.03 million in Japan, 290,000 overseas
  20. 1.5 million in Japan, over 500,000 in the United States
  21. 1.2 million in US, 342,341 in Japan, 200,000 in Europe (PAL)
  22. Eidos Celebrates with Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary. GameSpot (2006-10-30). Retrieved on 2006-11-29.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Corporate Strategy Meeting. Square Enix (2009-04-22). Retrieved on 2012-07-03.
  24. 2.86 million in Japan
  25. http://kotaku.com/5224724/tomb-raider-lifetime-sales-show-off-lara-crofts-biggest-hits
  26. 3.45 million in US, 1.23 million in Japan
  27. 2.4 million in Japan, 1.7 million in US, 1.1 million in Europe
  28. 2.03 million in US, 1.16 million in Japan, 700,000 in Europe
  29. 740,000 in the US, 533,373 in Japan, 90,000 in Europe
  30. 513,157 in Japan, 460,000 in North America, 270,000 in Europe
  31. 1.06 million in Japan, 460,000 in North America, and 480,000 in Europe
  32. 540,000 in Japan, 220,000 in North America, 280,000 in Europe


Best selling video games
Worldwide sales · Gross revenue

Franchises · United States · Japan · Best selling new IPs · Sixth generation · Seventh generation
Nintendo · Sega · Capcom · Konami · Square Enix · Ubisoft · Blizzard

See also: Best selling games · Best selling franchises

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