We hope everybody appears to be having enjoyable with their journey by the use of Nioh 2’s first DLC installment, The Tengu’s Disciple. Instantly, I’d like to provide some perspective on our enchancment crew’s formidable efforts to take all of you Yokai hunters once more to the earlier on this thrilling new journey by the use of Japan’s fascinating historic previous.
Nioh 2 and the distinctive Nioh are every set by way of the turbulent and battle stuffed Sengoku Interval which featured two of basically essentially the most extremely efficient figures of this era, Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The Tengu’s Disciple offers a model new style to the story by taking players to the Heian interval, tons of of years earlier to the Sengoku interval, and allowing them to discover the mysteries surrounding the legendary whistle Sohayamaru and the extremely efficient Yokai Otakemaru. Whereas the Heian interval launched with it new characters to fulfill and enemies to defeat, touring once more in time launched a lot of new challenges our crew wanted to beat.
A principal character in The Tengu’s Disciple — Minamoto no Yoshitsune, is one in all Japan’s most well-known heroes and has been featured in quite a few tales and kabuki dramas. Recreating Minamoto no Yoshitsune whereas moreover holding with Nioh’s customized of reimagining historic figures and events proved to be pretty an endeavor. We hope you’ll uncover and purchase an understanding of this thrilling character not solely from the compelling story, however as well as from his dramatic actions and kit as correctly. Test your could in an thrilling battle with Minamoto no Yoshitsune and his Guardian Spirits, whereas trying to defeat this legendary decide!
Together with reimagining historic figures, we moreover wanted to consider what content material materials we could and couldn’t use all through this time interval. Being unable in order so as to add in new variations of weapons that didn’t exist however, similar to rifles and hand cannons, or embrace Yokai that hadn’t appeared at the moment in historic previous had been amongst among the many obstacles we confronted. Whatever the giant shift inside the time interval, we labored exhausting to be sure that our players could experience a up to date sort out new enemies and gathering loot with badass weapons and armor with the intention to current a major new experience for the persevering with saga.
And for our avid Yokai hunters, I’m happy to introduce a Japanese fan favorite Yokai by the use of this new DLC: Nuppeppo. This odd wanting Yokai was initially thought-about for the distinctive Nioh, nonetheless didn’t make it into the last word recreation. We labored exhausting to recreate this monster and introduce it into the sequence as a formidable foe to examine your could. Try and get your arms on its Soul Core and take a look at its cool new talent on your self!
From all of us at Employees Ninja, we hope that this voyage to yesteryears sparks a model new curiosity in finding out further about Japan’s historic previous, and notably the Heian interval by the use of the thrilling new areas and epic events that occur in The Tengu’s Disciple. Lastly, everyone knows you is perhaps all wanting to see what’s arising, so I’m happy to announce that the following DLC installment will be launched this coming Fall! Please stay up for further particulars in regards to the second DLC pack inside the near future. Until then, scrub off the rust and sharpen your battle experience samurai. The fight is once more on!