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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: NIS America
Developer: Nihon Falcom
Release Date: April 16, 2018

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'Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana' (ALL) Delayed On PC

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2017 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT

The Ys franchise returns with a brand new action/RPG 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!

NIS America previously announced that the Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA for PC will release in tandem with the PS4 and Vita North American release date on September 12, 2017. We regret to inform fans that the title will be pushed back due to continued efforts to improve gameplay quality.

Please stay tuned for an updated release date for the PC version.

Key Features:

  • 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 Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Day One Edition (only on PS4) includes:

  • Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA - Select Soundtrack - (5 tracks)
  • Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA - Art Booklet - 32-page full colored art book

Both the PS4 and PS Vita copies of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA include the reversible cover voted by fans!

Pre-orders are available on GameStop for the PS4 and PS Vita, Amazon for the PS4 and PS Vita, or Best Buy for the PS4 and PS Vita.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana will be arriving in North America on September 12 and Europe on September 15 for the PS4 and the PS Vita as both a physical and digital release, as well as digitally on PC (Steam). The game will also include dual audio (English and Japanese) as well as in-game text in English and French.

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