Pre-orders for the Limited Edition are available now via NIS America Online Store for $99.99, which includes a copy of the game, softcover art book, “The Journal of Adol Christin” hadrcover book, “Seiren Songs” soundtrack, acyrlic bookends, Adol and Dana cloth poster, SteelBook case, and a collector’s box.
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA first launched for PS Vita on July 21, 2016, followed by PlayStation 4 on May 25, 2017, PC via Steam on April 16, 2018, Switch on June 26, 2018, and Stadia on April 1, 2021.
Here is an overview of the game, via NIS America:
Embark on an exciting Ys adventure! When Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island, he and the other shipwrecked passengers form a village to survive and seek a way off the isle. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden…
- Blazing Fast Action – Quickly switch between your party members during high-octane combat to utilize their unique abilities and fend off the fearsome beasts of Seiren.
- Day ‘n Night – Two souls, two sides of a coin! Your actions as the mysterious Dana may impact Adol’s world…
- A World of Exploration – Tons of side quests scattered throughout the isle keep you engaged for hours including fishing, trials, and more!
- A Legend Reborn – Based on the original PlayStation 4 release, this iteration of Ys VIII will include all previously released cosmetic downloadable content from the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions.
Watch the PlayStation 5 announcement trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.