Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana for Switch update plans announced

Refinement updates planned from launch through mid-July.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

NIS America has detailed the schedule of patches planned for the Switch version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana from launch through mid-July.

The patches will address text refinements and other issues. According to NIS America, “due to the worldwide release of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, optimization was the top priority during development, and continues to be our focus.”

Here is the full schedule:

Patch v1.01 (June 26)

  • Short Description: Fixes include adjustment to Nintendo Switch auto-sleep function, incorrect icons displaying, and text refinements.
  • Current Status: Ready for Launch

Patch v1.02 (Launch Week)

  • Short Description: Addressing crash issues, some aesthetic issues, and text refinements.
  • Current Status: Testing Round 2

Patch v1.03 (Week After Launch)

  • Short Description: Text refinements.
  • Current Status: Testing Round 1

Patch v1.04 (Mid-July)

  • Short Description: Japanese Voice Implementation and aesthetic refinements during cutscenes.
  • Current Status: Testing Round 1

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is due out for Switch on June 26 in North America and June 28 in Europe. A PC version is due out on April 16. The game is currently available worldwide for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

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