NIS America revealed during the New Game+ Expo that Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is coming to the West in 2021!
You’ll be able to play the RPG on PS4, Switch and Steam.
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Trailer
The game is already out in Japan, but this will be the first time you can get your hands on it in the West.
A description from NIS America:
Renowned adventurer Adol “the Red” Christin and his companion Dogi arrive at Balduq, a city annexed by the Romun Empire, only for Adol to be detained before setting foot inside. While imprisoned, he meets a mysterious woman named Aprilis who turns him into a Monstrum, a being with supernatural Gifts and the power to exorcise monsters. Now, Adol must ally with his fellow Monstrums to fend off the fearsome threats emerging from a shadowy dimension called the Grimwald Nox, as well as unravel the mysteries of the Monstrum curse, and the truth behind the unrest within Balduq.
- 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.
There’s not set date yet other than 2021, but you’ll also be able to grab a limited edition that inludes a mini art booklet, soundtrack, reverse cover, art book, short novel, art cards, chibi figures, key chains and a ‘Monstrum’ box! Woah.
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