Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim – Classic JRPG Now Available on PC

Posted Apr 29, 2015
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XSEED Games has announced that Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim is now available on Windows PC via Steam, Humble Store, and GOG.com at a retail price of $19.99, €17.99, and £13.99.

The PC version of Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim features a brand new English translation, the ability to warp between checkpoints and more in order to modernize the classic gameplay. It also features high-resolution graphics as well as controller and true widescreen support.

All copies purchased from Steam and GOG.com will include downloadable high-resolution art assets.

The minimum system requirements for the PC version of Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim are as follows:

OS: Windows XP
Processor: Pentium III 800 MHz
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: 32 MB VRAM, 3D accelerator compatible w/ DirectX 9.0c
DirectX: Version 8.0
Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
Sound Card: Compatible with DirectX 9.0c
And these are the recommended system requirements to run the Windows PC version of Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim:

OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
Processor: Pentium III 1 GHz or higher
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: 32 MB VRAM, 3D accelerator compatible w/ DirectX 9.0c
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
Sound Card: Compatible with DirectX 9.0c

Formerly only available in North America on the PlayStation®2 and PlayStation®Portable systems, Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim delivers a storyline rich with memorable characters and themes on top of engaging hack-and-slash action RPG gameplay that would go on to influence later Ys titles, setting the foundation that series favorites Ys: The Oath in Felghana and Ys Origin were later built upon. Complete with the original high-resolution graphics and full USB controller support, the PC version of Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim introduces brand-new features exclusive to this PC version that aim to create a modernized gameplay experience more in line with later Ys entries. Among these features are full widescreen support, the ability to warp among checkpoints, and an optional “Catastrophe Mode” in which healing items can’t be purchased or stored and are instead used automatically on pickup.

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