David Lloyd
Falcom Debuts First Gameplay Footage of Ys IX: Monstrum Nox
The latest entry in the Ys series is due out this fall.
03.28.19 - 1:42 AM

The first official gameplay footage of Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, was unveiled at the Dengeki Game Festival 2019 on March 24th by series developer, Falcom.

A number of new details were shared, which can be viewed in the video below, beginning at 1:49:06:

Some notable details include a focus on adding verticality to a city that will already be the largest in the series to date. Maps will include multiple elevations that can be explored by running up walls and utilizing an increased jumping ability. The traditional party system remains in tact, and switching between party members while fighting will be important mechanic.

Introduced from behind bars are the Monstrums, a group of individuals with super-human abilities. Each of the Monstrums have unique skills such as flying or running up walls which can be shared throughout the party.


Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is still on track for a Fall release on PlayStation 4 in Japan though no set release date was announced.