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Selling over 5.5million copies since its release in 2000, FINAL FANTASY IX proudly returns on iOS!
Now you can relive the adventures of Zidane and his crew in the palm of your hands!

Enjoy this classic FINAL FANTASY experience with no additional fees or purchases.

Zidane and the Tantalus Theater Troupe have kidnapped Princess Garnet, the heir of Alexandria.
To their surprise, however, the princess herself yearned to escape the castle.
Through a series of unusual circumstances, she and her personal guard, Steiner, fall in with Zidane and set out on an incredible journey.
Meeting unforgettable characters like Vivi and Quina along the way, they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.

■Gameplay Features

Learn new abilities by equipping items.
When fully mastered, these abilities can be used even without equipping items, allowing for nearly endless customization options.

Fill your Trance gauge as you sustain hits in battle.
When fully charged, your characters will enter Trance mode, granting them powerful new skills!

Never let items go to waste. Combine two items or pieces of equipment together and make better, stronger items!

Whether it's Chocobo Hot and Cold, Jump Rope, or Tetra Master, there are plenty of minigames to enjoy when you're not off saving the world.
You can even earn special item rewards!

■Additional Features
・7 game boosters including high speed and no encounter modes.
・High-definition movies and character models.

Operating System
iOS 7.0 or later

Recommended Devices
iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus
iPad (4th Generation), iPad Air, iPad Air 2
iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4
iPod touch (6th Generation)

We cannot guarantee proper performance on devices other than those listed above.
Please confirm your device model before downloading this app.

What’s New

Version 1.4.9

-Minor bugs fixed.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
105 Ratings

105 Ratings

Editors' Notes

Originally released in 2000, Final Fantasy IX set a new standard for the series—and it’s still astoundingly impressive. It’s a perfect blend of beloved RPG elements from previous entries and modernized battle encounters. As you make your way through the story’s twists and turns, you’ll encounter unforgettable characters, frighteningly powerful enemies, and a wonderful fantasy world to explore.

YourMateRob ,

Takes me back

I’ve play most of the ff games up to 8 but never tried this. I’m a few hours in and really liking it. Battles are ATB like in the previous few and story is starting to get me.

The controls are ok, I wanted to use a control pad but it doesn’t work, I can run around with the stick but none of the buttons do anything, very disappointing.

Milliemoo64 ,

Brilliant game, just one problem...

This is one of my favorite final fantasy games which i completed many years ago on the ps1.
The character graphics are great and obviously updated, although the backgrounds now look a bit flat.
The main problem i have is the battles, its so slow and choppy it makes it very hard to input any commands and im getting killed quite often because of this. It is strange because the rest of the game is very fast but as battles are a large part of this game i have had to give 3 stars. If they fix the battle speed then its definately a 5 star game but its just very frustrating at the moment.

Edit: changed my review to one star as the game is unplayable on my ipad 4 due to battles not working. I contacted square who told me a few things to try which did not work so i had to contact apple for a refund. Apple refused me a refund with no explanation as to why. So unfortunately one star now.

Edit no.2 i have changed my rating again because i decided to re-download this game after quite a while of not using it and it seems to be working a lot Better now. Fingers crossed it stays this way because i do love this game.


3.9 GB

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity


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