Ys VI: The Ark of Naphishtim Hits iOS and Android in Japan in 2021

Ys VI

 

2003 Ys series entry Ys VI: The Ark of Naphishtim is on the way to a new platform in Japan. Manhattan People announced plans to bring the action-RPG to iOS and Android devices in 2021, with more details to be revealed at a later date.

 

After Ys VI launched on PC in 2003, it made its way to PS2 in 2005 and PSP in 2006, with a worldwide PC release finally following a decade later. Stay tuned for more on the new version, and check out the original game’s full description on Steam below.

 

Red-haired adventurer extraordinaire Adol Christin has finally reunited with his best pal, Dogi, and is eager to set sail for new adventures in Afroca. It seems fate has other plans for him, however, as a pirate captain named Ladoc makes him an offer he simply can’t refuse: a chance to explore a dangerous, uncharted archipelago in the Atlas Ocean that may hold treasures of heretofore unseen value.

 

Never ones to back away from a good mystery, Adol and Dogi both agree to join Ladoc on this expedition aboard his ship, the “Tres Mares” — but no sooner does it weigh anchor than the Romuns, their sights set on the same curious islands of Canaan, attack the wayward pirates and ultimately knock Adol overboard, leaving him for dead.

 

Some time later, he washes ashore in Canaan itself, alive but weakened, rescued and resuscitated by two young girls named Isha and Olha who sport long ears and bushy tails. They are of the native “Rehda” tribe, and it seems Adol is not the first human to arrive here — nor are humans particularly welcome…

 

Come experience the very first 3D Ys game as you’ve never experienced it before! Already the foundation upon which Ys: The Oath in Felghana and Ys Origin would later be built, this version of Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim comes equipped with an original translation and brand new, entirely unique gameplay features such as the addition of a super hardcore “Catastrophe Mode” for fans of the later titles, full widescreen support, map warping, Steam achievements and leaderboards, and even a full digital art book packed with concept sketches, hi-res character portraits and original production PSDs.

 

See what you’ve been missing with this definitive version of the game that brought Ys into the modern era!

 

Source: Dengeki Online via Gematsu

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his brand new comic, MONSTER FLIGHT, at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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