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Final Fantasy XI is series' most profitable game

Yoichi Wada claims the 2002 MMO is top of the list

Final Fantasy XI is the most profitable game in the long-running franchise's history.

According to a report from Famitsu, translated by Andriasang, Square Enix president Yoichi Wada put the MMO at "the top of all past Final Fantasy games" during his speech at the fan event Vana Fest 2012.

Final Fantasy XI was launched in Japan in 2002, and rolled out across other territories over the next two years. Wada claimed that the game's total combined play sessions would exceed 200,000 years.

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