Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Now Open For Pre-order | Standard & Pact Edition

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, NIS America, release date, trailer, features, NGPX, PS4, Switch, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, pre-order, price, Pact Edition

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox

PS4™ & SW – North America & EU

UPDATE 05-Jan: Kindly view the product page for the updated release dates.

Release date Update: Pact Edition (PS4 – US) – Feb 02, 2021 | (PS4 – EU) – Mar 31, 2021

As promised, we’ll make an update once Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is available for pre-order here at Playasia. And yes, for those who will be picking this game up, we’re pleased to announce that the game is now open for pre-order! 

In fact, if you love physical games and has the heart of a collector, this is perfect for you. Introducing, Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Pact Edition

Aside from the main PS4 game, the Pact Edition comes bundled with three collectible items such as Monstrum Memoirs Mini Art Book, Melodies of the Macabre, and a Reverse Coversheet. 

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, NIS America, release date, trailer, features, NGPX, PS4, Switch, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, pre-order, price, Pact EditionSo, if you’re planning to pick up this edition, you can grab yours here at Playasia. We ship globally. You know the drill. 


In case you missed it…

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.




If you want to grab the Japanese version of the game, you can also grab it here at Playasia. 


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