Final Nioh DLC “Bloodshed” Launches September 26

Koei Tecmo has announced the release date for the final DLC coming to Nioh.

Dubbed simply “Bloodshed,” the final downloadable content is hitting the game on September 26th, for $9.99 (or free if you have the Season Pass).

Here’s a rundown on the content, via the PlayStation Blog:

The final downloadable content for Nioh is called Bloodshed’s End and it’s a perfect way to conclude the final chapter of the bloody Sengoku period.

Our latest adventure picks up where we left off in Defiant Honor. The Siege of Osaka’s winter campaign was put to an end by a peace negotiation between Toyotomi and Tokugawa.

However, conditions were harsh as Osaka Castle lost its secondary and tertiary enclosures, as well as its inner and outer moats, leaving just the main enclosure for the defeated.

Inevitably, this situation led to an uprising and another war broke out just months after the winter campaign. This is the final phase of the Sengoku-era, and the end of William’s journey.

Other than additional main missions, sub missions and Twilight missions, one of the most interesting features of Bloodshed’s End is a new mode called The Abyss. Here, the strongest warriors can test their skills in a perpetual battleground.

This new mode offers epic battles and unique challenges for the most skilled players. We’ll have more to reveal on this mode before launch.

As always, this DLC will provide you with the usual suspects to complete your Nioh experience — new Yokai, new characters, a new difficulty level and new Guardian Spirits.

You have fought well against insurmountable odds, slain countless deadly Yokai, defied death again and again… but there remains one more brutal trial. I hope you will celebrate the final chapter of the remarkable Sengoku era with Bloodshed’s End.

Nioh is currently available for PlayStation 4. In case you missed it, you can find our thorough written and video review for the game here (we highly recommend it!).

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  1. Fandangle
    September 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    GOTY edition when?

  2. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    September 7, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    I forgot to get this when it came out, I’ll probably just wait for a complete edition then.

  3. Nanashi
    September 7, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Aww, no new weapon type this time around?

  4. Fitz
    September 7, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    Aww yisssss, I’m kinda hoping they are also giving us a new weapon type, but the survival mode is gonna be insane. Hope it has coop.