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Square Enix has announced that the Final Fantasy franchise has sold more than 180 million games throughout its history with Final Fantasy 16 being the latest release from the series. Inspired by Game of Thrones and quite possibly One Piece, it received positive reviews from critics as well as the public, though it’s by no means perfect – the RPG’s boring towns being exemplar for some of the negatives.

Debuting in 1987, Final Fantasy is truly a dinosaur among video games – but it’s far from extinct, as the success of the latest title as well as the continued health of Final Fantasy 14, one of the best MMOs on the market, shows.

This milestone announcement from Square Enix came in conjunction with news of a different sort: It seems like Final Fantasy is being turned into a musical in Japan – and not by just any troupe: Takarazuka Revue, an all-female crew renowned all over the country, will be handling this stage adaptation. Tickets to their shows usually sell out in a matter of seconds.

It looks like the Final Fantasy musical will run from May 17 to June 23, 2024, at Takarazuka Grand Theatre as well as from July 13 to August 25, 2024, at Tokyo Takarazuka Theatre. The presale for tickets to the first wave of shows begins on April 27, 2024, while tickets for the second run go live on June 9, 2024.

That’s plenty of time to finish Final Fantasy 16, especially using our Final Fantasy 16 hunt locations guide. You should check out how to craft the Gotterdammerung as well, since it’s the best weapon you can obtain in Final Fantasy 16.