NIS America announced that Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana will launch for the Nintendo Switch on the 26th of June in North America and on the 29th of June in Europe.

It was previously revealed that the game would launch in Japan on the 28th of June.

Check out the new trailer for the Switch version below:

The Switch version of the game will include the content from both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions of the game. It will be available at launch with a “Day One Adventurer’s Edition” that includes a reversible cover, an exclusive foil pack of three character cards featuring Adol, Dana and Dogi, and a double-sided poster that showcases Dana and a “Map of the Isle of Seiren”.

Here’s an overview of the game, via Nintendo:


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. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Key Features

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 Day One EditionFor more information about the title, head on over to its official website.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is currently available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita and will be releasing for PC in April.

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