Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Western Version Announced | Due Out in 2021
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox
PS4™ & SW – North America & EU
In September 2019, Nihon Falcom released the ninth installment in the longest-running Ys RPG series, Ys IX: Monstrum Nox for the PlayStation 4 in Japan. Now, NIS America finally confirmed during the New Game+ Expo live stream that the game will be localized in the west for PS4, Switch, and PC via Steam.
The publisher revealed that players in North America and Europe can expect the game to arrive sometime in 2021. What’s even more interesting is that English and Japanese audio options will be incorporated in the game.
In this game, the well-known adventurer Adol “the Red” Christin embarks on a new thrilling journey in the Prison City of Balduq. Adol is transformed into a Monstrum and must stop the Grimwald Nox together with his fellow Monstrum. Explore, battle fearsome foes, and unravel the city’s mysteries in this thrilling action-RPG.
Enjoy the reveal trailer below followed by its official features from NIS America.
- Feared Protectors – Play as any of the six notorious Monstrums, each with their own unique Gifts that grant abilities such as scaling sheer walls or detecting hidden objects to protect the city from shadowy creatures.
- The World Within the Walls – Explore the massive city, accept quests to aid the townsfolk, and enter the Grimwald Nox to vanquish the threats to Balduq.
- Strength of the Night – Familiar mechanics such as Flash Dodge and Flash Guard allow you to outmaneuver your foes、while new additions such as Gifts and Boost Mode further augment your ability to fight.
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox western version is not yet open for pre-order here at Playasia. We’ll let you know once it’s available for pre-order!
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