XSEED Joins Forces With Nihon Falcom, PSP Library Gets Six RPGs Deeper

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Thanks to a new partnership between XSEED Games and Nihon Falcom, six RPGs from the Ys and The Legend of Heroes series are in the works for the PSP.

The deal will bring Ys Seven, Ys: The Oath in Felghana, and Ys I & II Chronicles, along with the next three chapters in The Legend of Heroes franchise known as the Trails in the Sky trilogy, to the North American market. Ys Seven, the first game in the series developed specifically for the PSP, will appropriately be the first game released under this agreement when it ships this summer. Release dates and details for the other five titles will be announced in the months ahead.

“We are ecstatic to partner with XSEED Games on multiple new releases,” said Toshihiro Kondo, President of Falcom. “Their passion and reputation for working on outstanding RPGs is in line with our own development philosophy and assures me that our fans in North America will be getting the best English versions of our games possible.”

“I couldn’t be more pleased to announce a partnership with a development studio as renown by gamers for consistently putting out quality titles as Falcom,” said Jun Iwasaki, President of XSEED Games. “Their titles have always been some of the most requested titles so it is going to be our pleasure to oblige the North American fans by delivering an amazing line up of in-depth and gripping RPGs.”

Here are a few early screenshots from four of the six titles.

Ys Seven:


Ys: The Oath in Felghana:


Ys I & II Chronicles:


The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky:

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