NIS America has announced the western release dates for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
The Falcom-developed Japanese RPG will launch for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on September 12th in North America and September 15th in Europe. A PC release is coming on September 12th, via Steam.
Featured above, you can view the game’s opening movie.
Here’s a rundown on the game, via NIS America:
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 a unknown world.
Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the bluehaired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.
- 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.