Ys I & II Chronicles+

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Ys I & II Chronicles+
Ys I & II Chronicles+ cover
Nihon Falcom
Release dates
Windows December 24, 2009
Ys I & II Chronicles+ guide on StrategyWiki
Ys I & II Chronicles+ on MobyGames
Ys I & II Chronicles+ on Wikipedia
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

An updated and localized version of Ys I & II Chronicles, which was previously released only in Japan. Most settings are shared between both games.
Features enhanced graphics, swappable character portraits and viewports from Ys I II Complete and Chronicles, and the ability to swap between the original PC-88, Complete, and Chronicles version's soundtracks.

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


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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DRM-free after installation through Steam client (see notes)
Steam requirements were removed as of October 2017.[1]

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]

Video settings from external configuration tool.
Video settings from external configuration tool.
In-game display settings.
In-game display settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Set display mode to "Chronicles". Zooms out and blurs screen during boss battles.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use windowed mode with native resolution.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Option for bilinear/trilinear texture filtering.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Running above 60 FPS results in gameplay abnormalities such as bosses moving and attacking faster than intended.[2][3]

Input settings[edit]

Remapping settings from external configuration tool.
Remapping settings from external configuration tool.
In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings from external configuration tool.
Audio settings from external configuration tool.
In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
No speech, all dialogue is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
No dialogue, all text

Issues fixed[edit]

Cutscenes skipping and missing[edit]

Install and edit missing video codecs[4]
  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]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

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


  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.