‘Ys IX: Monstrum Nox’ Arrives In February 2021

by Gary Catig

During New Game + Expo, NIS America announced that Ys IX: Monstrum Nox would be arriving next year on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC. Now, exact dates have been revealed with the game coming out in February 2021. The title will arrive in North America on February 2, followed by Europe on February 5, and then a week later in Oceania on February 12. These dates represent the PlayStation 4 release with the Nintendo Switch and PC versions expected to drop next summer.

Key Features include:

  • 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 shadowy creatures.
  • The World Within the Walls – Explore the massive city, accept quests to aid townsfolk and enter the Grimwald Nox to vanquish the threats of Balduq.
  • Strength of the Night – Familiar mechanics such as Flash Dodge and Flash Guard allow you to out maneuver your foes while new additions such as Gifts and Boost Mode further augment your ability to fight.

NIS America also provided a combat trailer to accompany the news. Here, the Monstrums call upon their Gifts and collaborate to repel the shadows back to where the came from. Ys IX: Monstrum Nox can be pre-ordered at select retailers.

Gary Catig

Gary Catig is west coast raised, east coast educated, and has a touch of southern charm. He has spent most of his adult life making science fiction a reality as an engineer conducting research in the military, microprocessor, and biotechnology fields. While currently living in San Diego, he enjoys all facets of pop culture including but not limited to comics, TV, movies, and music.

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