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Ys I & II Chronicles+

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Ys I & II Chronicles+
Ys I & II Chronicles+ cover
Developers
Nihon Falcom
Publishers
XSEED
Release dates
Windows December 24, 2009
Ys I & II Chronicles+ guide at StrategyWiki
Ys I & II Chronicles+ at Wikipedia
Ys
Ancient Land of Ys 1989
Ys II Special 1994
Ys Eternal 1998
Ys II Eternal 2000
Ys I II Complete 2001
Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim 2003
Ys: The Oath in Felghana 2005
Ys Origin 2006
Ys Online: The Call of Solum 2009
Ys I & II Chronicles+ 2009
Ys Seven 2012
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA 2018
Ys: Memories of Celceta 2018

Key points

This is an updated and localized version of Ys I & II Chronicles.
Includes Ys I & II Chronicles' features as well as new features like enhanced graphics.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions (Ys I)
Steam Community Discussions (Ys II)
Official Website - Warning: Sound

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\FALCOM\ys12c\ysp_win.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/223810/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\FALCOM\ys12c\ys1\
%USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\FALCOM\ys12c\ys2\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/223810/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Set display mode to "Chronicles". Zooms out and blurs screen during boss battles.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use windowed mode with native resolution.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Running above 60FPS results in gameplay abnormalities such as bosses moving and attacking faster than intended.[1][2]
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
No dialogue, all text
Closed captions
No dialogue, all text
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
No dialogue, all text

Issues fixed[edit]

Cutscenes skipping and missing[edit]

Install and edit missing video codecs[3]
  1. Install Combined Community Codec Pack http://www.cccp-project.net/
  2. Open CCCP Settings
  3. LAV Splitter Settings
  4. Input Formats tab
  5. Uncheck mp4, mpeg, mpegts, mpegvideo

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 866 MHz Intel Pentium III 1.6 GHz or higher
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB 3 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c Compatible DirectX 9.0c Compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/223810/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (223810) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References