Released in 1999 for PlayStation, the eighth title in the Final Fantasy video game series featured a number of playable and non-playable Final Fantasy VIII characters. At the time, this game was one of the most popular and fastest selling, making these Final Fantasy VIII characters familiar names in millions of homes.
Of the Final Fantasy VIII characters, six are playable with one main character, Squall Leonhart. En route to becoming a member of the SeeD group, Squall is joined by other playable characters of Rinoa Heartill, Quistis Trepe, Zell Dincht, Selphie Tilmitt and Irvine Kinneas. Together, these characters travel through the fantasy world to complete tasks, help others and fight enemies.Created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, the Final Fantasy video game series is one of the most popular role-playing game series and one of the oldest with the first game released back in 1987. As one of the best-selling series ever, there's little doubt that these Final Fantasy VIII characters will be joined by new Final Fantasy characters soon enough.