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Nihon Falcom has announced that Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana will release on PlayStation 5 later this year.

The Fall release marks the series debut on PS5 and includes all previously released cosmetic DLC from the PS4 and PS Vita versions.

Ys VIII follows the adventures of Adol, an unlucky chap who finds himself in a pickle when he is shipwrecked on a dangerous island. Haunted by dreams of a mysterious blue-haired woman, Adol recruits a team of fellow castaways and attempts an escape. Adventure, as you can imagine, ensues.

The well-received action JRPG debuted on PlayStation Vita in 2016 and has since been ported to PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC, mobile, and even Stadia. It’s only fair PS5 owners should get their own version.

Here is the new trailer and a snippet of Nihon Falcom’s description of the game.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana – PS5 details

  • 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, trails, and more!

The PlayStation 5 version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is planned for release in Fall 2022.

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