Tomorrow, DotEmu’s Japanese action RPG, Ys Origin, releases onto PS4. And to celebrate the developer/publisher has released the game’s launch trailer.
Ys Origin originally released back in 2006 in Japan for PC where it garnered considerably attention and a decent critical reception. In 2012, XSEED Games published an English-language localization of the game, via Steam and other digital storefronts.
For those that don’t know, Ys Origin is the prequel to the seven previous installations in the series, specifically taking place 700 years before the events of Ys I: Ancient Ys Vanished. Below, you can check out an official overview:
Following a devastating demonic invasion, the twin Goddesses use their magic to bring the inhabitants of legendary Ys safely into the sky. While the demons work to construct Devil’s Tower and reach the humans’ new abode, the Goddesses disappear. As a mighty warrior or a cunning mage, you must seek the Goddesses in Devil’s Tower. With your swordsmanship and spells, can you banish evil from the land of your ancestors?
3 playable characters, each with unique skillsets and powers
Several exciting environments
3 game modes: Story, Time Attack, Arena Mode
Numerous artifacts and powerful relics to use
Breathtaking art direction
Available in Japanese, English, and for the first time in French, Italian, German, and Spanish
Ys Origin will cost $19.99 USD when it launches on PS4 tomorrow, February 21st. The game, following a delay, is also slated to come to PlayStation Vita on March 30, 2017. Below, you can check out the new trailer: