If you’re thinking of picking up Ys Origin on Nintendo Switch, you’ll be interested to know that it’s now available to pre-purchase from the Switch eShop. The best news? It’s currently 20% off.
The discount is available across Europe and North America, and is valid right up until the game’s release date of 1st October. You can order it now for £14.39 / $15.99; it’ll rise back up to £17.99 / $19.99 on launch day.
That’s not all, though, as a new trailer for the game has also been released (see above). It introduces us to Ys Origin’s duo of playable warriors – the axe-wielding holy knight Yunica Tovah and the powerful sorcerer Hugo Fact – as well as each fighter’s unique strengths and some of the intense battles that await in-game.
We’ll make sure to have a review of this one for you around the time of release. Until then, we’ll leave you with this official description:
A retro cult classic modernized with polish, refined visuals, and additional content including a speedrun mode, Ys Origin challenges players to leave their sanctuary among the clouds to brave a vital search for the world’s Goddesses. Warriors will master accessible arcade-paced combat against incredibly powerful hordes and in spectacular boss battles as their journey winds through a towering pillar brimming with demonic forces.
Ys Origin blends light platforming elements and satisfying puzzles, keeping its exciting moment to moment gameplay varied as players discover hidden loot and unravel the mystery surrounding the Goddesses’ disappearance. With multiple endings, distinct fighting styles between its playable characters and secrets to discover, Ys Origin’s compelling story spans a huge and satisfying quest.