NIS America is bringing Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana physically and digitally to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and to PC via Steam in North America and Europe this fall, the company announced during its 2017 press event. It will feature English and Japanese audio, and English and French text.
A limited edition ($99.99 for PS4, $79.99 for PS Vita) is available for pre-order via the NIS America, and includes a copy of the game, “The Codex of Adol Christin: Periplus of the Goethe Sea Writing Materials” hardcover art book, a softcover art book, the original soundtrack, acyrlic bookends, a 33″x40” cloth poster, a SteelBook collector’s case, and a collector’s box.
Here’s the overview of the game, via NIS America:
Ys returns with a brand new adventure for the first time in 8 years! Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in a unknown world.
Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the bluehaired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
- An Epic Tale – Follow Adol and his companions on his latest adventure to unlock the mysteries of the cursed island.
- Another Side – Unravel the mystery of the blue-haired maiden Dana through her own, unique gameplay segments.
- It Takes a Village – Rescue your fellow shipwrecked passengers and bring them to your village where they will provide valuable services.
- Party On – Switch characters on the fly as you battle ferocious foes in lightning-fast combat.
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