Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA PC Release Delayed Indefinitely to “Improve Gameplay Quality”

on September 11, 2017 4:06 PM

NIS America revealed that the PC release of the Falcom developed RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA will be delayed from its previous release date of September 12 to an unannounced date.

The PC version of the game was scheduled to release in tandem with the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita version of the game, but has encountered some setbacks. The team at NISA has delayed the PC version of the game to continue efforts to “improve gameplay quality”.

Furthermore, the team posted this to the game’s Steam page:

We regret to inform everyone that the release date for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA on PC has been pushed back due to continued efforts in improving gameplay quality.

We sincerely apologize to our fans who have been looking forward to this release. Ultimately, our goal is for fans to enjoy a high-quality game. We are providing the extra care in the PC development of the game by taking time to enhance the overall quality of gameplay.

If you have made a pre-purchase on Steam and would like to get a refund, please use the link provided below for instructions on requesting a refund.

For any purchases or pre-orders made outside of the Steam channel, please contact the corresponding refund support for that channel.

A new release date will be announced as soon as it is available.

Thank you for your time, support, and patience with this matter.

The game features fast RPG action where players must explore out in the world and take on huge monsters and bosses. Additionally, a character’s skill are important in battle because switching the character to reveal an enemy’s weakness is crucial to winning.

If you’d like to know more about Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA, DualShockers reviewed the PS4 version.

Also, 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.

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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.