To end 2022 on a high note, Nihon Falcom had announced the remaster Switch Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana and especially Ys X: Nordicsthe next adventure ofAdol Christin which will take him to sail in the North Sea ofObelia Bay. Interesting new details have just been officially shared (reported by Gematsu), with a presentation of the hero and the one who will stand by her side throughout the game, a warrior heroine called Carja Vartawith passing artworks made by You8. Yes, bye bye the multiple playable protagonists ofYs IX: Monstrum Nox.
In addition to their description, we learn more about the new battle system Cross Actionwhich will allow you to switch between modes Solo And Combinationswitching from one to the other being possible at any time and visibly encouraged by adverse actions.
The first is oriented towards speed and consecutive attacks, making us embody the choice teenager Or Carja. The other character will be controlled by the AI, with the possibility of switching at any time with the simple press of a button on the controller, even in the middle of an attack in order to trigger an interruption and chain attacks. consecutive blows without giving the target time to counter-attack (a kind of switch to the Sword Art Online ?). Enemies’ speed attacks, recognizable by their blue aurathey can be automatically dodged with THE Dash of this modewith the ability to counter directly.
The second will especially highlight the power, the offensives and the defense by making us fight with teenager And Carja at the same time, to the detriment of their movements and the speed of dash which will then be reduced. In return, a Guard will be possibleperform the action charging a revenge gaugeas well as trigger skills exclusive to this mode, resulting in higher damage. Enemy power attacks, which this time will have a red auramay be postponed with the Guard, unbalancing the opponent by creating an opening to counterattack. Attractive visuals come to image all this on the next page.
Adol Christin (Yuki Kaji)
- Age: 17 years old
- Weapon: one-handed sword
The protagonist. An extraordinary adventurer with fiery red hair and clear eyes full of curiosity, who left behind more than 100 adventure logs for posterity. At 17, he left Esteria, the land of his first adventure, and would have headed for the land of Celceta. But according to one of the adventure journals discovered in his childhood home, “The Nordic Paradise Lost,” he stopped at Obelia Bay with Dogi, a former thief.
- Age: 17 years old
- Weapon: hatchet and round shield
“I am from Normandy. Depending on the situation, next time I’ll kill you. »
The only daughter of Grimmson, leader of Varta’s navy. She is feared by the people of Karnack as a “pirate princess”, who see her as she proudly leads a gang of maritime miscreants in pirate activities. Although she has elegant features, she wields a hatchet and a round shield and exhibits a brutal fighting style typical of the Norman people.
Ys X: Nordics will be released this year in Japan on PS5, PS4 and Switch, and no doubt thereafter in the rest of the world. Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is he still for sale on Amazon from €41.99.