Even though the game is now released, people can play Ys IX demo before buying it! Ys IX: Monstrum Nox dropped a free trial via the PlayStation Store. You can download the demo to your system after claiming it.
The demo lets you pick your difficulty level and stage you want to attempt. The level are Easy, Normal, Hard, Nightmare, Inferno, and Lunatic. Meanwhile, the stages you can try are Cloaca Maxima and Dry Moat Ruins. Cloaca Maxima lets you go through tunnels with Crimson King (Adol), Doll, and Raging Bull. In Dry Moat Ruins, you will encounter flying elements. Just like the previous stage, Crimson King and Raging Bull will also make an appearance in this stage. Doll is, however, replaced by Hawk.
Ys: Monstrum Nox will come to PlayStation 4 on February 2, 2021 in North America, February 5 2021 in Europe, and February 12 2021 in Australia. It will also come to Nintendo Switch and PC on Summer 2021.