During the currently ongoing New Game Plus Expo live stream, publisher NIS America and developer Nihon Falcom announced that they will be releasing a native PlayStation 5 version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana in Fall 2022. No details have been provided regarding what this version will boast aside from likely enhanced performance and framerate.
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana kickstarted the series’ popularity in the West during its initial Vita and PS4 release. It contains a memorable narrative, incredible combat, a stellar soundtrack, multiple difficulty levels, a plethora of side content, and much more. It’s a definite must-play, and if you have a PS5, you should be on the lookout for it when it launches later this year.
The title’s Limited Edition is currently available for pre-order, viewable below:
- Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Deluxe Edition for the PS5
- Art Collection” Softcover Art Book
- The Journal of Adol Christin” Hardcover Book
- Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana “Seiren Songs”
- Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Acrylic Bookends
- Adol and Dana Cloth Poster ( 24″ x 17″)
- Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Steelbook
- Collector’s Box
The store page also states that this version will contain all of the cosmetic DLC from the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions.
Additionally, two new acrylic art prints are available for pre-order from NISA’s storefront for $299.99 ahead of their April 15, 2022, shipments.
Lastly, the announcement trailer for this upcoming PlayStation 5 release is below:
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