Legacy Of Ys: Books I & Ii Soundtrack CD – Free Pre-Order Bonus

December 30, 2008


Experience the revered music of
Ys with this limited edition companion disc

Representatives from Atlus today
stood silently before assembled members of the gaming press for an estimated 30
to 40 minutes, headphones in ears, listening to the Legacy of Ys: Books I & II
soundtrack. Following the awkward delay, it was then announced that the game’s
renowned musical score would be offered as a free pre-order bonus at select

Epic in melody and arrangement, the
Ys Books I & II soundtrack has long been considered one of the greatest video
same scores ever created. Originally released in an era when many games used
music simply to avoid stretches of silence, Ys offered a sweeping emotional
score, building on action and tension to provide players with an altogether
potent experience. As relevant today as ever, the freshly arranged music CD
still manages the same level of excitement and energy, and stand as a testament
to true excellence in game music.

For more info and to sample the
pre-order bonus disc:


For more information about Legacy of
Ys: Books I & II, visit the official website:

Legacy of Ys: Books I & II is
scheduled for release for Nintendo DS™ on February 10, 2009, with an MSRP of

About Legacy of Ys: Books I & II 
Stories tell of a land of yore, now shrouded by centuries of time forgotten,
called Ys. Despite its great knowledge, endless wealth, and bountiful
prosperity, a sudden and unexpected cataclysm devastated the realm. Soon, its
memory had faded completely from the minds of man.

Centuries later, a young adventurer
named Adol set sail to explore the world and leave his mark on history. During
his travels, he learned of the tragic tale of Esteria, a once prosperous island
now inexplicably engulfed by a crippling storm. Adol plotted a course for the
besieged isle, curious to unravel the mystery…

Key Features

  • Two Legendary RPGs on One
    Cartridge! – Experience two all time classics that helped shape the action RPG
    genre… Now on a portable system!

  • Upgraded Ys Experience – Behold
    remastered 3D graphics, a remixed musical score, and new enemies and equipment
    to discover. Touch control and local wireless multiplayer for up to four
    people deepen the adventure, while difficulty levels and dual control schemes
    tailor the experience to the gamer.

  • The Definitive Story – Available
    to North American audiences for the first time, this ultimate translation
    delivers the most substantial version of the famous Ys story ever made!

Legacy of Ys: Books I & II has been
rated "T" for Teen with Alcohol and Tobacco Reference, Animated Blood, Mild
Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes, and Partial Nudity by
the ESRB.