During the NIS America Press Event, the company released a new story trailer for the upcoming Switch version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana. According to NIS America, the Switch port will be based on the PS4 version, and it will include DLC content that was previously exclusive to the PS4 or Vita versions of the game, including the Deserted Pirate costumes, the Tropic Swimwear costumes, and the “Laxia’s Eternian Scholar".
In Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in an unknown world. Adol is determined to unravel the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana.
- An Epic Tale: Follow Adol and his companions on his latest adventure to uncover the mysteries of the cursed island.
- Another Side: Unravel the mystery of the blue-haired maiden Dana through her own unique gameplay segments.
- It Takes a Village: Rescue your fellow shipwrecked passengers and bring them to your village where they will provide valuable services.
- Party On: Switch characters on the fly as you battle ferocious foes in lightning-fast combat.
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is currently available for PS4 and PS Vita. A PC version is also in development, but with a release date yet to be revealed.