The trailer reveals a brand new set of characters on a journey by Japan. Nioh 2 is about in 1555 — 45 years previous to the original Nioh. Players act as Hideyoshi, a demon hunter that’s half human and half yokai. Team Ninja’s inventive director, Tom Lee, teased extra of the plot’s mysteries on the PlayStation Blog on Thursday morning.
“Calamity strikes one day as our protagonist loses control of their own yokai power while battling against a ferocious fiend,” Lee wrote. “However, the dire situation is remedied by a wandering merchant by the name of Toukichiro who sells strange ‘Spirit Stones;’ magic—imbued artifacts that can help the wielder communicate with yokai spirits.”
As Hideyoshi, gamers will journey the world, meet new heroes, and acquire the mysterious Spirit Stones — protecting them protected from an unknown enemy.
Lee additionally revealed that Nioh 2 will finally function three downloadable content material packs. Each DLC will add new tales, weapons, talents, and characters. The DLC packs are all prequels to Nioh 2’s primary storyline, and are available bundled collectively within the Nioh 2 season cross.
The season cross comes as a part of the Nioh 2 Digital Deluxe Edition, which can price $79.99, in response to the PlayStation Store. Team Ninja will launch Nioh 2 as a PlayStation four unique on Mar. 13.