Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana PS5 Version Releasing November 2022; New Story Trailer Emphasizing Adol’s & Dana’s Interlinked Dreams

NIS America has shared a new trailer for the Nihon Falcom-developed JRPG, Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, emphasizing this entry’s narrative. Protagonist Adol and primary heroine Dana Iclucia find themselves connected through apparent dreams. Further, the actions they undergo tend to affect each other’s progression.

The trailer also confirms the title’s North American release date as November 15, 2022, and the European release date as November 18, 2022.

You can view the new story and release date trailer for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana below. The exact differences between this native PlayStation 5 version and other releases of the title have not been stated.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana kickstarted the series’ popularity in the West during its initial Vita and PS4 release. It contains a memorable narrative, addictive 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

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is releasing for PlayStation 5 natively in the West Fall 2022.


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