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Ys I & II Chronicles+ Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam at 15% Off

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Ys I-II Chronicles+ has already shown up on Steam!

It will be priced at .99 in North America, and is currently for pre-purchase. On pre-ordering, you can get it for 15% off, no less, bringing the cost down to .74.

According to the site, the system requirements are:

Minimum:
OS:Windows XP
Processor:Pentium III 866 MHz
Memory:1 GB RAM
Graphics:64 MB VRAM, 3D accelerator compatible w/ DirectX 9.0c
DirectX®:9.0c
Hard Drive:2 GB HD space
Sound:Compatible with DirectX 9.0c

Recommended
OS:Windows XP, Vista, 7 (64-bit supported)
Processor:Pentium III 1.6 GHz or higher
Memory:2 GB RAM
Graphics:64 MB VRAM, 3D accelerator compatible w/ DirectX 9.0c
DirectX®:9.0c
Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
Sound:Compatible with DirectX 9.0c

The following is listed for the game’s features:

* Classic buttonless “bump” combat receives a full analog-enabled upgrade for gamepad users, and is augmented in Ys II by a robust magic system.
* Soundtrack selectable from among the original 80s FM-synth, an early 2000s MIDI-style remix or a modern studio performance by Falcom’s in-house rock band.
* Character art selectable from 90s-style portraits or more modern anime designs.
* Four selectable difficulty levels and optional boss rush mode grant players a true old-school challenge (if desired).
* Transform into a demon to speak with any and every standard enemy in the game, creating unparalleled depth that still impresses even to this day. (Ys II only)
* Unique Steam Achievements plus Steam Cloud support and leaderboards.
* Adjustable high-resolution PC graphics with a smooth, consistent framerate.
* Greater viewing area than in previously-available Ys I & II Chronicles editions.
* Decorative screen frames available from the earlier Japan-only Ys I & II Complete PC release, in addition to the more modernized full-screen viewport of previous Ys I & II Chronicles editions.

[ Ys I & II Chronicles Steam Page ]

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4 thoughts on “Ys I & II Chronicles+ Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam at 15% Off

  1. Yotaka

    That sound you just heard is thousands of Japanese fans crying out in anguish as we get what could be the best version of I-II yet.

    1. cxt217

      Well…The fact that it is a Steam game and not a traditional program install does detract from the value.

      And yes, I have not be amused that I need Steam to play XCOM.

      C.T.

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