Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Hitting PS5 in May
NIS America announced that its dedicated PlayStation 5 version of Nihon Falcom’s Ys IX: Monstrum Nox will release in May. The game will release for the console in North America on May 9, 2023, and in Europe on May 12, 2023. A $89.99 Limited Edition is available to pre-order from NIS America’s online store in North America and Europe.
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox takes place in the “prison city” of Balduq, where Adol finds himself imprisoned. In prison, a mysterious woman named Aprilis turns him into a Monstrum, a being with supernatural Gifts and the power to exorcise monsters. Ys IX: Monstrum Nox originally released for PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe in February 2021, with PC, Nintendo Switch, and Google Stadia versions released later in the year. Those looking to read more about the game can check out Joshua Carpenter’s review of the PlayStation 4 version.