1001 Video GamesThe PS1 version of Final Fantasy IX appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Cancelled PC portFinal Fantasy IX, like FFVII, and FFVIII, was to be ported to the PC. However due to poor sales, of Final Fantasy VIII for the PC, the PC version was aborted.
- During a visit to one of the villages is a store. When you walk in there should be a boy talking about a huge blade being used by someone with blond hair. Brief mention of Cloud right there!
- The name of the main character, rendered as Zidane in the English translated version, is another reference (along with Citan Uzuki from Xenogears) to Dr. Gitanes, the protagonist of Square's very first game, The Death Trap.
ZidaneBecause "Zidane" is the name of the most famous french soccer player at the time, the "Zidane" character has been renamed "Djidane" in the French version.
- Game Informer
- August 2001 (issue 100) - #43 in the "Top 100 Games of All Time" poll
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