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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Now Available On PC

Patient players can finally explore Seiren Island in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana on PC starting today.
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

It’s been a long time  coming, but now PC players can finally experience Adol Christin’s latest adventure. After numerous delays, Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is now available on Steam and GOG.com, publisher NIS America announced today.

To celebrate the game’s release, a free a set of DLC will be available for one week at launch. The set includes the following items:

1. Adol’s Adventure Essentials DLC (including the “Silver Armor” and “Adventurer’s Clothes” costumes)
2. Digital Mini Art Book
3. Digital Soundtrack Sampler
4. Laxia’s “Eternian Scholar” Costume

After April 23, 2018, Laxia’s “Eternian Scholar” Costume will be the only one of these digital bonuses still available for players to purchase.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana originally released on September 12, 2017 for the PlayStation 4 and Vita. We scored the console version a 5 out of 5 in our review.

Have you been holding out for the PC version of the game? Sound off in the comments section and let us know.

 

Frank has been the caffeine-fueled evil overlord of HeyPoorPlayer since 2008. He speaks loudly and carries a big stick to keep the staff of the HPP madhouse in check. A collector of all things that blip and beep, he has an extensive collection of retro consoles and arcade machines crammed into his house. Before founding the site, Frank was a staff writer for the blogs Gaming Judgement and NuclearGeek.
  • TotalCowage

    Thank you for mentioning this; NIS have handled this conversion appallingly, not just cancelling launch a few hours before release, but apart from an unofficial comment in passing during an obscure interview which someone had to post on the Steam forums, where they indicated it would be April, they’d just stopped bothering saying anything at all about when we could now expect it… I think most of us had started assuming it would be at least 2 months away, probably when the Switch conversion was scheduled instead.

    So I only became aware it had released after reading your article; I haven’t played it yet, but I must say, not giving away the DLC free as an apology for messing us around for so long, and continuing to have it as a 1 week limited offer is bloody cheeky. And the price (£44.99, that’s Triple A level in the UK) remains horrendous for what is basically a years-late Playstation port.

    Nihon needs to give the Ys conversion rights back to the awesome Xseed for any future games, because NIS have been an all round disaster.

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