Nioh 2 Is The Last Game In The Series, Says Developer

Dec-28-2020 | Categories: news

Group Ninja's epic activity RPG series Nioh will be reaching a conclusion, reports director Fumihiko Yasuda. The samurai adventure, distributed by Sony Interactive Entertainment globally, and Koei Tecmo in Japan, just had two passages since the original Nioh first went into creation in 2010, yet Yasuda has confirmed that two was sufficient.

The first Nioh, released in 2017 for the PlayStation 4, follows the anecdotal endeavors of William Adams, one of history's just Western-conceived samurai, during Japan's Sengoku period. The game's follow-up, Nioh 2, delivered in March 2020, and serves as both a spin-off and prequel to the first, with sections of the story occurring when the occasions of Nioh. It follows the adventures of half-yokai Hide and the occasions encompassing the Siege of Osaka. Both games attracted equals to the Dark Souls series for their battle style and regularly severe difficulty. The arrangement appreciated positive audits and unobtrusive achievement, and Nioh 2 was assigned for Best Action in The Game Awards 2020, yet missed out to Hades.

In a meeting with eminent Japanese publication Famitsu, and as detailed by Twinfinite, Yasuda expressed just that creation on the Nioh series has finished, however gives no unequivocal motivation behind why. He additionally offered little else about what Team Ninja will be up to now that Nioh is authoritatively finished, yet guarantees numerous enormous scope undertakings to start creation vigorously in 2021. Koei Tecmo president Kou Shibusawa, leader of Koei Tecmo, of which Team Ninja is a region, has additionally expressed his goals to keep creating games dependent on Japanese history and culture, so while Nioh may be reaching a conclusion, it'll probably have a setup of otherworldly replacements.

While the declaration is miserable, it's not actually astonishing -  Nioh was barely a lead arrangement in Team Ninja's stockpile, an honor saved rather for the Dead or Alive franchise. And keeping in mind that the two games were applauded for their new interpretation of reformist RPGs, their storyline was genuinely independent and practically ruled out additional continuations or expansions past the number they got. Shibusawa's objective of making more games fixated on Japanese culture and history may mean less zero in on Dead or Alive and more on titles in a similar style as Nioh.

There will in any case be a few Nioh releases after 2021 commences proper. Nioh 2: Complete Edition, which includes all past DLC including The First Samurai, and PlayStation 5 remasters of the two titles will be delivered in February 2021, so players who need to return to the exemplary samurai arrangement, or visit unexpectedly will even now in any event find the opportunity to encounter the two games on current-gen innovation.

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