Ys: The Oath in Felghana - Voice Acting Update

Well this was a surprise! When looking through my recent updated Steam games, I came across something strange. Ys: The Oath in Felghana which was originally released back in 2012 had received an update. Now it's not completely uncommon for old games to get minor patches as newer hardware rolls out and what not, but this time that wasn't the case. Instead the new update actually brings over the console version's voice acting and soundtrack! This was the biggest features missing from the Steam release, and something many fans of the original game have been asking for for years. While it's absence might not have been a deal breaker, it left a noticeable hole in all of the story sections of the game. Well, thankfully that is no more.

This update is the newest in a series of updates that Xseed has been releasing for nearly the entire Ys series on PC. Not too long ago even Ys VIII received a major update that not only increased the game's performance and graphics, but also added a local co-op mode to the game. Looking further back and the same treatment was made to Trails of Cold Steel I and II where they added a lot more voice acting than what the original Japanese release featured. Heck they even patched up their original localization of Trails in the Sky FC, and added some extra features to the PC release! These improvements are going above and beyond what is required of them, and it's really great to see. They care about their licenses, and are willing to go the extra mile.

So anyway, what are you waiting for? If you're one of the people who avoided getting the PC release of Ys because of the lack of voice acting, or if you just haven't played it in awhile... Now's the perfect time to jump in. Thanks Xseed!
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