The action-RPG Nioh 2, released on PS4 in March 2020, is ready for release on PC and PS5 in the most comprehensive version available The Complete Edition, well we’ll tell you whether Nioh 2 is worthy of your focus. It’s a simple answer: yes, it’s worth the effort however, it comes with some certain nuances.
- Producer: Team Ninja
- Publisher: Koei Tecmo
- Please note: PS4 – March 12 2020; PC PS5 5 – February 5 2021.
Nioh 2, despite the number in the title is a prequel of the first Nioh that was released in the year 2017 so you could play this game even when not familiar with the original game.
The plot is straightforward: the protagonist, half-human, human, half-men (a supernatural creature in Japanese mythology) who is engaged in the fight against demons, meet an ambitious merchant Tokichiro who motivates our protagonist to embark to the next destination together – they might assist him as a warrior capable of defending himself against the creatures that are flooding Japan.
The plot is quite easy to follow, and also.
There are four different stances – medium, low high, high, and unarmed, that permit you to aggressively slash your adversaries or concentrate on defense. A wide variety of weapons, ranging from spears and katanas, to double weapons like glaives and axes. Also, the ability to counter-strike , in the manner of Sekiro Shadows Die Twice to enemies intent on attacking (the intent will be evident by the red cloud which appears). and magical abilities, along with the creation of objects that give weapons various effects. A vast array of armor, helmets wristbands, and other pieces of equipment that provide passive benefits to the player. Souls extracted from yokai that offer active capabilities. Of course the demonic version, in which the character increases in size and is hit more forcefully, which is handy when fighting dangerous monsters.
If things get really difficult and you are in need of help, you can seek allies, ghosts of other players who have been injured in combat. There are two kinds of ghosts in the game. The blue ones are your friends, while the red ones are battled, and earn important rewards when you win. In addition, there are co-op raids too and PS4 and PS5 gamers will be able play the other players in cross-platform battles. PC gamers are not allowed to play in the crossplay.
Then, on PlayStation 5 the project will be able to support 4K resolution and frame rates of 120 frames per second (in having a monitor or TV which supports these features) It will also boast quick booting (an important feature in a game, where you’ll die often) as well as the features of the DualSense controller. PlayStation 4 owners will be capable of opening the savegame and play in the same place they started.
The original Nioh is available on PS5. Gamers will appreciate the upgraded visuals and compatibility with consoles that do not have XTgen features, which will allow for more fluid game play along with a more intense battle experience. Each of the games of the Nioh series is available in a single remaster, or as an entire collection.
It’s worth discussing the content included in The Complete Edition. It’s a bundle which contains all of the content that was previously made available to Nioh 2, specifically the three story expansions.
The Complete Edition
- The first game, called The Tengu’s Disciple is a journey that will take the player back in time to the city of Yashima in which they have to discover the secrets of Otakemaru Yokai as well as meet new enemies as well as bosses and their abilities.
- The secondone, called Darkness in the Capital, will take you to the city plagued by monsters, Kyoto and will include a meeting with an elven-slayer and a formidable wizard, in addition to new equipment things.
- Third DLC is titled The First Samurai, and ends the tense plot in Nioh 2. It also, as usual, introduces new enemies, weapons and capabilities.
Nioh 2 is a great action-based role-playing game that’s tough but also tolerant of bugs. taking you on a journey through the world and mythology of the past of Japan It is enjoyable with a robust combat system and a stunning monster designs. If you’re a fanof the extreme Dark Souls games, you’ll enjoy this game, and for those who are new to the genre , it could be the first step on an adventure into the demanding , yet incredibly true to your capabilities soulslayer style.