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Switch is really the first time that Falcom games have had a major presence on a Nintendo platform. Over the past few years, the Ys and Legend of Heroes series have found a new home on the console.

While Falcom largely missed out on previously Nintendo systems, president Toshihiro Kondo says that it’s not due to a poor relationship. He reiterated with in an interview with Denfaminicogamer that it all comes down to the amount of available resources. That’s why the company has partnered with Nippon Ichi Software and Clouded Leopard Entertainment to assist with ports.

A new story trailer is in for The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie. For a look at today’s video, continue on below.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie arrives for Switch in Japan and Asia on August 26. The western release will take place in 2023.

System: Switch
Release date: July 6, 2021
Developer: Falcom
Publisher: NIS America


While the Ys series has had a small but fiercely dedicated following for many years, Ys VIII was something of a turning point. With a shift to a more open world structure and a greater focus on story, as well as porting efforts that saw the game come to numerous platforms including Switch, the game was a success both in terms of sales and increased mindshare for the series. Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is finally here to follow up on its predecessor’s breakout performance, and outside of some technical hiccups, it does so admirably.

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox initially debuted on PS4, but just came to Switch this week. A comparison has now emerged for both versions.

Here’s the full video:

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox has made it to Switch today, and we have a new trailer to celebrate. Take a look at the video below.

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is out now on Switch both physically and digitally.

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox arrives on Switch tomorrow, and we now have some new footage of the final build. View the gameplay below.

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox will be available both physically and digitally on July 6.

For NIS America’s final announcement pertaining to The Legend of Heroes series, it’s been announced that Trails into Reverie is coming west. Switch owners in North America and Europe can expect the RPG to arrive in English in 2023.

Check out the following overview and trailer from NIS America:

As part of a partnership with Falcom, NIS America is localizing The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure for the west. It has some time to go until release given its current 2023 release window.

When it originally released in Japan, the title was originally known as The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki.

Here’s some information about The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki as well as a trailer:

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero is getting a release in the west, NIS America has announced. Fans in North America and Europe can pick up the title in Fall 2022.

The game first appeared in Japan as The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki.

We have the following overview and trailer for The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero:

NIS America is bringing The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails to Switch, the company has announced. A release is planned for 2023.

Nayuta no Kiseki first appeared on PSP in 2012, and just launched for PS4 in Japan. This will be the RPG’s first appearance on a Nintendo platform.

Here’s an overview of the game, along with a trailer: