NIS America is happy to announce that Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA, arrives on Nintendo Switch June 26, 2018 in North America and June 29, 2018 in Europe. The Windows version will be available via Steam in April.
This year marks the 31st anniversary of the Ys franchise. This will be the first launch of an Ys game on the Nintendo Switch platform. In addition, the Nintendo Switch version will contain content from both the PS4 and PS Vita versions of the game. The Day One Adventurer’s Edition contains 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!
About the game:
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 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!
An Epic Tale – Follow Adol on his latest adventure and uncover the mysteries of the cursed island.
Party On! – Change your playable character on-the-fly as you battle ferocious foes in lightning-fast combat.
Another Side – Unravel the mystery of the blue-haired maiden Dana through her unique gameplay sections.
It Takes a Village! – Rescue your fellow shipwrecked passengers and bring them to your village where they will provide valuable services