Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Launches for PC on January 30 Alongside Updated Localization

NIS America has announced the PC release date for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.

The Falcom-developed RPG will launch for PC via Steam on January 30th – alongside the game’s completely revised script localization, re-recorded audio, and adjustments to graphical text on the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions.

Featured above as well as below, you can view some new examples of the game’s new script via in-game dialogue:

If you’re buying the game on PC, you’ll have access to the following content entirely free until February 6th:

  • Adol’s Adventure Essentials DLC – Includes Adol’s Silver Armor, Adol’s Adventurer Clothes, and Adol’s Survival Kit
  • Digital Mini Art Book – Includes a 32-page full-color art book
  • Digital Soundtrack Sampler – Includes 5 tracks
  • Laxia’s “Eternian Scholar” Costume

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is currently available for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. In case you missed it, you can find our review for the game here (we recommend it but note the translation needs work).

Brandon Orselli


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