DotEmu will release Ys Origin for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on February 21, 2017 in North America, the company announced during the PlayStation Experience 2017 keynote.
Originally released in Japan in 2006, Ys Origin is a prequel to the Ys series and takes place 700 years before the events of Ys I: Ancient Ys Vanished. The action RPG promises to have a “captivating story, stirring soundtrack, and epic boss battles.”
On PlayStation, Ys Origin has been enhanced with new features while keeping new to the original spirit of the series. Additionally, the game will be available in Japanese, English, and for the first time ever, in French, Italian, German, and Spanish.
Here’s an overview of the game, via DotEmu:
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?
With its captivating story, stirring soundtrack, and epic boss battles, Ys Origin remains one of the best action-RPGs of all time!
Watch the announcement trailer below.