8CN: The YS PSP series is on sale today in the US PlayStation Network store. Ys Seven, Ys 1+2 Chronicles, and Ys The Oath in Felghana are all available for 50% off, or $7.49 each. There's no word on how long this promotional price will last.
Which is the best for newcomers to the series?
Yeah. Seven is a great starter, then after that I suggest playing I&II complete, followed by Origin (gives a lot of background to the story because it pre-dates I&II. Follow those up with Celceta, Oath In Felghana, and Ark of Napishtim. In that order. Without playing the ealier games, much of Felghana and Napishtim would make zero sense IMO. You need an understanding of the Eldeen race to fully enjoy the later games. Ys Seven is different though, because even though many questions are unanswered, it seeems Falcom moved on from the Eldeen and onto new things. i wont say more, to prevent spoiling things. Oh... and if any of you want to know the best method of playing Ys: Seven.... it's on PC. There is a emulator for PSP called PPSSPP and works perfectly.
Seven but Felghana also good for newcomers.
I am buying Felgana for my Vita. Great deal!
I played Naphishtim on the PS2, having not played any of the previous games, and still enjoyed it a lot.
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