During a recent shareholder meeting, Falcom announced plans to release Ys X: Nordics on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch in 2023. As usual, the game will visit Japanese users first.
Along with the announcement, several screenshots were presented, which can be viewed below.
Ys X: Nordics will take place in the Obelian Gulf in the North Sea, which is home to countless islands, large and small. After completing his journey in the ancient kingdom of Is, young adventurer Adol Christine meets a sea people better known as the normanny. Who they are, and the player has to find out.
Fans will be treated to a completely redesigned combat system. In “solo” mode, the player controls one character, who is supported by his or her teammates. In the “combined” mode you can control two characters at once, which allows you to use tactical techniques and defeat more formidable opponents.
Additionally, Ys X: Nordics will allow you to control a ship for the first time in the series.
Ys X: Nordics will be the first Falcom game to launch in Japan on the Nintendo Switch simultaneously with the PlayStation versions.
The developers plan to focus on multiplatform due to The stagnation of the PlayStation brand in Japan. In the West, new games will also be coming to PCs right away.
In the spring of 2023, Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana remastered Ys: The Oath in Felghana c PlayStation Portable will also be released on the Nintendo Switch. The new version will offer improved graphics and fully voiced cutscenes.