Ys VIII for PC launches January 30 alongside PS4 and PS Vita localization update

"Adol’s Adventure Essentials" add-on available free for one week.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana will launch for PC via Steam on January 30, publisher NIS America announced. On the same day, localization revisions including improvements to the game’s script, adjustments to graphical text, and re-recorded audio will be implemented across the PC, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita versions.

PC users will have access to the following content free of charge until February 6 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET:

  • Adol’s Adventure Essentials DLC – Includes Adol’s Silver Armor, Adol’s Adventurer Clothes, and Adol’s Survival Kit
  • Digital Mini Art Book – Includes a 32-page full-color art book
  • Digital Soundtrack Sampler – Includes 5 tracks
  • Laxia’s “Eternian Scholar” Costume

View a set of screenshots from the PlayStation 4 version showing the updated localization at the gallery.

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