Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Launches on September 12 in the West for PS4, PS Vita & PC

Action-RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA is releasing on September 12 in North America and September 15 in Europe for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and PC, NIS America has announced. The PS4 and PS Vita versions will be available both physically and digitally, priced at $59.99 USD and $39.99 USD, respectively.

Featuring English and Japanese audio, as well as in-game text in English and French, here’s what to expect from Ys VIII:

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 lighting-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.

The PS4 version of Ys VIII released yesterday in Japan.

[Source: NIS America Store (1), (2)]