In Japan, a release date of June 28 was previously announced.
The Switch version of the game includes the content from both the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions. A “Day One Adventurer’s Edition” will include a reversible cover, an exclusive foil pack of three character cards featuring Adol, Dana, and Dogi, as well as a double-sided poster featuring Dana and the Map of the Isle of Seiren.
Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:
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 and his companions on his latest adventure to uncover the mysteries of the cursed island.
- Another Side: Unravel the mystery of the blue-haired maiden Dana through her own unique gameplay segments.
- It Takes a Village: Rescue your fellow shipwrecked passengers and bring them to your village where they will provide valuable services.
- Party On: Switch characters on the fly as you battle ferocious foes in lightning-fast combat.
Watch a new trailer below.