Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Out Now on iOS, Android
Developer ArtPlay, with publisher NetEase, has released its action RPG Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on iOS and Android devices worldwide. The mobile version of the game is available in North America, Europe, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and South America via the App Store and Google Play Store for $9.99/€10.99/£9.99. It has been fully localized in Japanese, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. It includes all the console version’s DLC, as well as an overhauled UI, redesigned shard icons, an achievement system, and a Randomizer mode. A future update will also add to it a boss rush mode, speedrun mode, and the katana-wielding Zangetsu as an unlockable playable character.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a Metroidvania produced by former Castlevania lead producer Koji Igarashi. The game was released for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in 2019. A special video message from Koji Igarashi to celebrate the release of the game’s mobile version can be viewed below. Those who want to read more can check out Mike Moehnke’s review of the PC version.