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NIS America gives full details on Ys VIII Switch patches

Posted on June 21, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

NIS America confirmed yesterday that it has several patches in the works for Switch. Among what will be addressed on launch day, the company will be fixing some issues with text. Future updates include tackling crashing issues, implementing Japanese voices, and more.

Here’s the full rundown on Ys VIII’s Switch updates: 

Thank you for your support and excitement for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA for Nintendo Switch. We wanted to outline the schedule for the upcoming patches, which we previously had communicated were coming soon, to address known text refinements and other issues. Due to the worldwide release of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA, optimization was the top priority during development, and continues to be our focus.
 
You can check back to this page anytime to see the current status on the following items below:
 
Patch v1.01
Short Description: Fixes include adjustment to Nintendo Switch auto-sleep function, incorrect icons displaying, and text refinements.
Current Status: Ready for Launch
Actual Live Date: June 26
 
Patch v1.02
Short Description: Addressing crash issues, some aesthetic issues, and text refinements.
Current Status: Testing Round 2
Expected Live Date: Launch week
 
Patch v1.03
Short Description: Text refinements.
Current Status: Testing Round 1
Expected Live Date: Week after launch
 
Patch v1.04
Short Description: Japanese Voice Implementation and aesthetic refinements during cutscenes.
Current Status: Testing Round 1
Expected Live Date: Mid July 2018
 
If you are unsure what the statuses mean, you can see the Status workflow written below: 
 
• Planning
• Development 
• Testing Round 1
• Testing Round 2
• Ready for Launch 
 
We will continue to update this schedule as new information comes in, and intend to keep this information as clear as possible while we implement these planned patches. Thank you again for your support.

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