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Ys VIII launches for PS5 in November in the west

Ys VIII

NIS America announced Ys fans will be able to get the Playstation 5 version of Ys VIII this fall.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA is launching for PS5 on November 15th in the United States, November 18th for Europe, and November 25 for Oceania fans. You can still pre-order the special edition on the NIS America Online Store as well for $99.99.

Check out the story trailer for the March-2022 announced port:

Here’s a rundown on the original release:

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!

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 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.
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