The times of a few beeps in the background of a game are long gone. While the classic 8-bit sounds and melodies will forever have a place in our hearts, nowadays the technical possibilities create a much larger scope for game audio . Some of the melodies, compositions and tunes featured in games have become classics that will always be remembered and played outside of the games they were conceived for.
There are over 24 soundtrack albums featuring Final Fantasy’s music which by itself is quite an achievement. While the first soundtracks from 1994 were mainly sold in Japan, the later soundtracks have fans worldwide.
The musical scope of the Final Fantasy series is very diverse and offers both pure instrumentals and vocal pieces that were released as singles. The whole scope of Final Fantasy’s world couldn’t have been achieved without the soundtracks.