Ys VIII Available for Preorder on Falcom’s Online Shop – Shop Preorder Bonuses Revealed

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Falcom has made Ys VIII available for preorder on their site this week. As a reminder, Falcom does take international preorders. Consult the FAQ on my site for questions on how to place an order through them.

There are two options for purchasing the game from them, either the standard edition and the limited edition of the game.

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Standard Edition Details

Falcom Shop Information
Product Number: 982
Platform: PlayStation Vita
Genre: Action RPG
CERO Rating: Rating Pending
Preorder Bonus: Original Soundtrack Mini
Falcom Shop Bonus: Ys Limited Metal Plate
Release Date: 7/21/2016
Price: 7,344 yen

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Limited Edition Premium Box Details

Falcom Shop Information
Product Number: 983
Platform: PlayStation Vita
Genre: Action RPG
CERO Rating: Rating Pending
Preorder Bonus: Original Soundtrack Mini
Falcom Shop Bonus: Ys Limited Metal Plate
Release Date: 7/21/2016
Price: 9,504 yen

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Items included in the Premium Box Are:
* Original DLC: Adol’s Silver Armor – You will receive a DLC code to be able to change Adol’s costume to his classic silver armor look.
* Ancient Text – The Manuscript of Adol Christin – This special manuscript is a collection of notes and sketches by Adol during his adventure on Siren Island.
* Ys Limited Metal Plate – The beautiful art for this series will be etched onto a metal plate specifically for this set.

Soundtrack Mini & Metal Plate

Ys VIII -Lacrimosa of Dana- Original Soundtrack Mini

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This CD is a collection of carefully selected tracks for the Ys VIII soundtrack, with original artwork on the jacket.

This is available with all first release copies, and with all preorders.

Ys LIMITED Metal Plate ~Falcom 35th Anniversary Edition~

To commemorate the establishment of Nihon Falcom 35 years ago, a special metal plate is being included as the Falcom limited gift. The metal plate will be included in both standard and limited boxes, but the Limited Edition plate will be different.

Designs for the plate have yet to be revealed.

Other Shop Details and the Official Game Cover Behind the Cut

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Ys & Ys II Eternal, The Legend of Heroes IV -Unpublished Music- Now Digitally Available on Amazon

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Falcom has released the Ys & Ys II Eternal, The Legend of Heroes IV -Unpublished Music- CD on Amazon.

As always, the links in this article are for Amazon.com, but as Falcom is making these available on multiple regions of Amazon (by posting them on Amazon.co.jp), if you can’t purchase digital albums from the US site, then check your own region- they may be available there as well.

This album is also available on iTunes, music.jp, mora, and animelo mix.

The album is available for $11.98, or $0.99 per track.

You can purchase the album here, though if you wish to support my site at no cost to yourself, please use this link instead.

The tracklist is behind the cut.

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Falcom Weekly Special – Week of 3/28/2016 – Ys Chronicles and Ys Origin Set

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With Ys VIII going available for preorder, we have a weekly special focused on two games released for PC: Ys I-II Chronicles and Ys Origin, as a way to see how the Ys story begins.

Ys I & II Chronicles (Win 8 Version) (Originally for 3200 yen)
Ys Origin (Win 8 Version) (Originally for 3200 yen)
Ys I & II Chronicles Original Soundtrack (Originally for 2980 yen)
Ys Zanmai (Originally for 2000 yen)
Falcom Magazine Special Edited Version (Not for Sale)

The total retail cost of this set is 11,380 yen. The special price is –> 5,500 yen!

This order is good until 4/5, or until 30 orders have been made.

Order # 2812 (954・955・M048・M070)

[ Falcom Online Store – Special Sales ]

Sora no Kiseki SC Manga Chapter 16 Now Live

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The latest chapter of the Sora no Kiseki SC Manga has officially gone live on Famitsu Comic Clear. In this chapter, Estelle meets Renne, then has the meeting with the ambassadors and Queen Alicia.

As always, these chapters will go offline when the next book is released. As they are about 6 chapters each, we’re getting close to the announcement of the third book.

[ Famitsu Comic Clear – Sora no Kiseki SC ]

Ys Castle of Heavens Soundtracks are Both Now Digitally Available on Amazon

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Falcom has released both the Original Sound Track Ys Heaven’s Sanctuary – J.D.K. Band and Original Sound Track Ys Heaven’s Sanctuary – Electric Orchestra CDs on Amazon.

These are the combined soundtrack for the second Ys OVA series, which called in music from both the jdk Band and the Electric Orchestra.

As always, the links in this article are for Amazon.com, but as Falcom is making these available on multiple regions of Amazon (by posting them on Amazon.co.jp), if you can’t purchase digital albums from the US site, then check your own region- they may be available there as well.

These albums are also available on iTunes, music.jp, mora, and animelo mix.

More information on both albums is behind the cut.

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Sora no Kiseki the 3rd Evolution Website Updated With Character Info and Release Window

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Last night, the Sora no Kiseki the 3rd Evolution Website was updated with new artwork, simple character profiles, system information, a release window, and pricing.

As the young Bracers’ journey ends, a new journey for a young man begins.
One of unforgettable memories, with atonement in the heart.

Editor’s Note: Please note that there are spoilers for SC in the character descriptions!

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