Square Enix has revealed by way of a musical theatre show announcement that the Final Fantasy series has now sold over 180 million copies worldwide. The confirmation page reads (via Google Translate): "Since its first release in 1987, the legendary role-playing game "Final Fantasy" series boasts over 180 million shipments and downloads worldwide."
This is an updated stat, which last sat at 173 million in March 2022. Since then, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion, the PS4 and Nintendo Switch versions of Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster, and Final Fantasy XVI have all released. Final Fantasy XVI had sold three million copies as of 28th June 2023, meaning it's likely the biggest contributor to the series hitting this latest sales milestone. It also means the entire Final Fantasy franchise has sold just as well as Grand Theft Auto V!
If you're looking to attend the Takarazuka Revue Performance, tickets go on sale in April 2024 and it'll be accompanied by a show from the Sora Troupe. "A mysterious person appears in front of the heartbroken poet Fujiwara Teika, who laments that he will never write love songs again after falling in love. Invited by this beautiful woman who has acted and sung the joy, beauty, and pain of love for 110 years, Teika sets out on a journey to a mysterious world filled with countless love songs..."