This long-running action-RPG series is not only alive and kicking, it’s also hauling its way to Nintendo’s new console. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA comes to the Nintendo Switch this year. Although there is yet to be a release date, Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA’s Switch port is a welcome one since its core gameplay is fast-paced action but deliverable in a compact package. There is a player party of three controlled characters who each have their own utility in combat — switching to the right character for a given foe is a major part of what keeps the game from being mindless. We found the game to be plenty of fun on its initial release, and given the more top-down camera approach to the game, it definitely seems to be a great candidate for the Switch.
See the Switch port’s trailer below. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA is out on Nintendo Switch sometime this year.