Ys VIII for Switch launches June 26 in North America, June 29 in Europe
posted on 03.21.18 at 02:09 PM EDT by (@salromano)
"Day One Adventurer's Edition" announced.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana will launch for Switch on June 26 in Noth America and June 29 in Europe, publisher NIS America announced.

In Japan, a release date of June 28 was previously announced.

The Switch version of the game includes the content from both the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions. A “Day One Adventurer’s Edition” will include a reversible cover, an exclusive foil pack of three character cards featuring Adol, Dana, and Dogi, as well as a double-sided poster featuring Dana and the Map of the Isle of Seiren.

Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:


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 an unknown world. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Key Features

  • An Epic Tale: Follow Adol and his companions on his latest adventure to uncover 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.

Watch a new trailer below.

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