Koei Tecmo have announced the release date of Nioh and Nioh 2 on PlayStation 5; with the latter also heading to Windows PC.
Firstly, the PlayStation Blog post by Team Ninja creative director Tom Lee reveals the third and final DLC expansion for Nioh 2- The First Samurai- will launch December 17th. Players are hurtled back into Otakemaru’s past, uncovering the secret of Sohayamaru, and confronting the first samurai. The DLC will also add a new highest difficulty option.
In addition, PlayStation 4 ports of Nioh and Nioh 2, along with complete editions including DLC for both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, and a bundle of both games have been announced. The following all launch on February 5th, 2021.
- Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition (available on PlayStation 4)
- Nioh 2 Remastered – The Complete Edition (available on PlayStation 5)
- Nioh Remastered – The Complete Edition (available on PlayStation 5)
- The Nioh Collection (available on PlayStation 5)
All of the PlayStation 5 titles will support 4K resolution, 120 FPS; and players able to transfer save data from the PlayStation versions of their games. Pre-orders for all of the above will begin November 20th.
You can find the announcement trailer for The Nioh Collection below.
Players can also upgrade from the PlayStation 4 version of Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition, to Nioh 2 Remastered – The Complete Edition for free. They can also upgrade from Nioh 2 to Nioh 2 Remastered; along with any DLC they already own. Physical copies can only be upgraded onto the PlayStation 5 with a disc drive.
Finally, Koei Tecmo America has announced that Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition will also be heading to Windows PC (via Steam) on February 5th. You can find the announcement trailer below.
In case you missed it, you can find our review for Nioh here (we recommend it!)