Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana set for Sepetember 12 release

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is coming to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita systems on September 12th. It’s also headed to Europe on September 15th. NIS America also revealed that the game will arrive on Steam on September 12th.

Adol Christin, known as Adol the Red, is an adventurer and swordsman who has a knack for arriving at the right place at the wrong time. While sailing to the continent of Eresia, Adol finds himself on the shores of the cursed “Seiren Island.”

Ys returns with a brand new adventure for the first time in eight years! Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues create 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 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.

For the first time in the series, the game will feature both English and Japanese voice tracks. In addition, it will feature English and French in-game text.

During a recent live stream. NIS America showed off a few of the items that will be included in the Limited Edition version of the game.

You can also watch the game’s opening movie below.

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