During a recent livestream, NIS America played through the PlayStation 4 demo of the Japanese version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, during which they showed off the game’s battle system. The game originally released in Japan only as a Vita title, but is getting rereleased worldwide for PC, PS4 and Vita.
During the stream, NIS America also revealed the exact release dates for the game, which will be September 12th for North America and September 15th for Europe.
To check out the opening movie from Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, you can watch the following video.
Additionally, here’s an official overview of the game from NIS America:
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!
· 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.
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana will release for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and PC on September 12th in North America and September 15th in Europe.