Game appearances Edit
"Festival of the Hunt" is the fifth track of the second disc of the Final Fantasy IX: Original Soundtrack.
The original version of "Festival of the Hunt" is, along with "Roses of May" and "Swords of Fury", part of the Final Fantasy IX Music Pack DLC distributed through the PlayStation Network. It may be automatically selected for Arcade and Quick Battles featuring Zidane Tribal or Kuja, or taking place at the Crystal World or the M.S. Prima Vista.
The Record Keeper version was available from the in-game shop for a limited time in the arcade version.
An original arrangement of "Festival of the Hunt" plays as the background theme for the "Music Play" menu. The theme is included in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Compilation Album, called "Hunter Chance".
"Festival of the Hunt" appears as a playable Battle Music Sequence for Final Fantasy IX.
"Festival of the Hunt" returns as a playable Field Music Sequence. It is available to the player by default.
"Festival of the Hunt" has also received a Transcendent version.
From 2016 forward, the original "Festival of the Hunt" is frequently used to mark festival events, which allow players to stock up on synthesis orbs and materials while in play. The track is the background theme for these events, while the Final Fantasy VII theme "Fiddle de Chocobo" plays in battle.
An original arrangement of "Festival of the Hunt" plays during battles with rare mirages.
Arrangement album appearances Edit
A relatively rhythmical, hard rock version of the theme was included on the Black Mages' second studio album as its fourth track.
"Festival of the Hunt" is the eighth track in this piano arrangement album.
An orchestral arrangement performed by Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus is included on this album.
Non-Final Fantasy appearances Edit
Lord of Vermilion Re:2 FAN KIT Edit
A remix of this song by Ryo Yamazaki is included on the Final Fantasy IX medley.