Survey Says Men Like Final Fantasy V, Women Favor Original Final Fantasy



We’ve seen polls about favorite Final Fantasy games before, but Cobs Online did something a little different. They separated the results by gender.


906 people answered Cobs’ survey. 276 were men and the other 630 were women.


Here’s how men ranked the Final Fantasy series.

1.) Final Fantasy V (11.6%)
2.) Final Fantasy VII (11.2%)
3.) Final Fantasy VI (8.3%)
4.) Final Fantasy III (8.0%)
5.) Final Fantasy (7.6%)


A 24 year old in the advertising industry picked Final Fantasy V as his favorite because of the job ability system. Respondents said they picked Final Fantasy VII because the characters were interesting and it was the first Final Fantasy game for the PlayStation platform.


Speaking generally about what they liked about the series, a 26 year old working in IT appreciates the pretty graphics. Another responder said he enjoys the battle system and never gets tired of hearing the background music. And there’s a 29 year old loves the cute chocobos.


Here’s how women ranked the Final Fantasy series.

1.) Final Fantasy (11.1%)
2.) Final Fantasy VII (6.8%)
3.) Final Fantasy IX (3.5%)
4.) Final Fantasy X (3.5%)
5.) Final Fantasy XIII (3.0%)


A woman than picked Final Fantasy as her favorite said it was the first game she played. Final Fantasy VII took the number two spot because the was good and made a 27 year old assistant working in a school cry. One woman chose Final Fantasy XIII, the newest entry in the series, because the graphics are like a movie.


A 25 year old IT programmer likes the Final Fantasy series because it’s similar to watching a drama. Two other women praised the characters, one of them said the male characters are cool. Finally, a 25 year old who works in the travel industry thinks the chocobos and moogles are cute.

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