Heads up Ys fans. Ys III remake for Windows, The Oath in Felghana, is being ported to PSP in Japan on April 22, 2010 and first-print editions will include a bonus CD called Ys: The Oath in Felghana jdk Special. Despite the nostalgic “jdk Special” title, a term that was formerly reserved for Sound Team jdk in-house arrangement albums and should bring back Soundboard II memories to old Falcom fans, this disc is set to include themes chosen and arranged by JDK Band. The bonus CD is being included with the first pressings of both the regular edition and the limited edition, with the limited edition to include a Felghana drama CD as well.
In addition to this news, Falcom has announced that the PSP version of Felghana will (in Falcom remake tradition) feature an option to choose 3 different BGM types: Felghana original (Windows), PC-8801, and X68000. Now you can play the game in two different styles of chip tunes! Actually, the PC-8801 version and the X68000 version weren’t all that different, aside from the stronger drum sampling in the X68000 version, so it would’ve been nice to get something more interesting like the PC Engine Super CD version, but I suppose that’s asking too much. Normally I would say, “Get over to Falcom’s page and reserve it right now!” but as of today, Falcom has yet to list it on their order page. They are instead referring to Japanese electronic store, Sofmap, as SofMap is running a promotion to include two different Felghana telephone cards with the order. Unfortunately SofMap doesn’t appear to ship internationally, so keep an eye on Falcom’s order page or seek it elsewhere.
Are you looking forward to playing Felghana on the PSP? What’s your favorite version of Ys III’s soundtrack?Tags: Bonuses, disc, Falcom, JDK Band, Sound Team jdk, The Oath in Felghana, Ys III