Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Introduces Four Characters in New Trailer; Yes, Including Laxia

on August 3, 2017 1:24 PM

NIS America launched a new trailer for the Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and PC on September 12 in North America and September 15 in Europe.

The trailer introduces new characters that players will encounter throughout the game’s story. Including Laxia von Roswell who is the daughter of a noble. In battle she uses a rapier to launch swift piercing attacks against enemies. She also has a few ranged attacks that work well for clearing out enemies.

Additionally, Sahad, a fisherman from the Greek region, is shown. Him and Laxia take some time to get used to each others mannerisms. Lastly the trailer introduces Hummel, a bayonet user with an attitude, and Ricotta, a 12 year old native on the The Isle of Seiren before Adol arrived.

Additionally, NISA has announced a special day one edition of the game for the PS4 version only that includes:

  • Select Soundtrack – (5 tracks)
  • Art Booklet – 32-page full colored art book

In case you missed it, NISA released a character trailer for Dana, along with with details. Also, Adol’s legendary Silver Armor will be available for free for those who pre-order the game. Also, DualShockers had the opportunity to speak with Falcom president Toshihiro Kondo about the Ys series and how Falcom approaches development on the titles.

You can watch the trailer below:

 /  Staff Writer
Azario Lopez has held multiple positions in the game's media industry. At DualShockers he focuses on providing coverage for niche and indie video games in the form of news updates, reviews, and interviews.