Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Receives Western Release Date

on May 25, 2017 8:32 PM

During a special livestream, NIS America played through the Japanese PS4 demo of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

In addition to showing off the game’s battle system, the publisher revealed that the Falcom developed RPG will launch on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and PC on September 12 in North America and September 15 in Europe.

The publisher details the game’s premise:

About the game:

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 lighting-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.

You can watch the opening movie 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.