NIS America announced that the Falcom developed action RPG Ys IX: Monstrum Nox will release on PlayStation 4 on February 2 in North America, February 5 in Europe, and February 12 in Oceania, the Nintendo Switch and PC version will release later in Summer 2021.
To celebrate the announcement, the publisher has released a new trailer showing combat within the game. Additionally, the trailer gives players a preview of the English voice-over along with some of the enemies they’ll encounter in this new adventure.
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is set in the city of Balduq, which has been annexed by the Romun Empire. Adol Christin and his companion Dogi have just arrived, but thanks to Adol’s luck, he was detained before even stepping inside. While imprisoned, he meets a woman named Aprilis who ends up turning him into a Monstrum, which is a being with supernatural gifts and power to exorcise monsters.
Adol must now ally with other Monstrums to fend off the deadly threats that are emerging from a dimension called Grimwald Nox. If that wasn’t enough, he must also learn more about this Monstrum curse and unravel the mysteries hidden within Balduq.
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is an action RPG where players can freely explore towns and dungeons as they take down enemies and improve their gear. The series is known for its fast and responsive action gameplay. Also, it should be mentioned that you don’t have to play any of the previous titles to jump into the series.
You can watch the reveal trailer below:
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