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 on StrategyWiki
Ys I & II Chronicles+ on MobyGames
Ys I & II Chronicles+ on 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

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

Availability[edit]

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

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.
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)
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
Subtitles
No speech, all dialogue is text-based.
Closed captions
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[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]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
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

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