Nioh Series PS5 Versions Announced; Nioh 2 Heading to PC, Next DLC Revealed
Koei Tecmo made multiple announcements for the Nioh series. The first announcement is that it is releasing dedicated PlayStation 5 versions of Nioh and Nioh 2. The PlayStation 5 versions will launch worldwide on February 5, 2021, and be available to purchase separately as well as in the Nioh Collection containing both games. The PlayStation 5 versions of each game will come in Complete Edition bundles, which include all of the DLC.
Koei Tecmo also announced Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition for PlayStation 4 and PC. Like the PlayStation 5 version, the Complete Edition on PlayStation 4 and PC will include all of the DLC and will release on February 5, 2021. Those who purchase Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition on PlayStation 4 will be able to upgrade to the PlayStation 5 version free of charge. Meanwhile, those who have purchased Nioh 2 but do not have the Complete Edition on PlayStation 4 will be able to upgrade to the PlayStation 5 version of Nioh 2, but will only have access to the DLC that they already own on PlayStation 4.
Finally, the company announced that Nioh 2′s third and final DLC will launch for PlayStation 4 on December 17, 2020. Titled The First Samurai, it will take players back in time to a place spoken of by their mother when they were young and reveal Otakemaru’s past, the secret of Sohayamaru, and the truth behind the first samurai. It will include further challenging missions and include a brand new difficulty mode targeted at series veterans.