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Release Date, Limited Edition, New Trailer Revealed for The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2

Nippon Ichi Software has revealed the release date for The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2, alongside a new trailer for the game.

Featured above, the roughly minute and a half-long trailer shows off snippets of gameplay, as well as the game’s new female witch. The upcoming sequel will launch on February 23rd in Japan, for PlayStation 4.

A limited edition for the game was also revealed:

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Made available to only first-run copies of the game, the limited edition will set you back 10,200 yen. It comes with the following:

  • A Cerca Niitengo figurine
  • A 44-page art book
  • The game’s original soundtrack, composed by Tenpei Sato
  • A code to download the Cerca Sword & Accessory set
  • Exclusive, special-made packaging
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12 comments
  1. Alister
    Alister
    October 24, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Please get localized. I need this.

  2. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    October 24, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    That’s a pretty standard Limited Edition. If there is an actual card saying “DLC” in it, it would be quite funny.

  3. Kakaku
    Kakaku
    October 24, 2016 at 1:16 pm

    Its a Nippon Ichi game so no doubt NISA will bring the game over.

    Most of the dialogue will probably be refurbished into memes and censorship will likely rear its head it more than once. Flip a coin and if it lands on heads then there’ll probably be one or two US exclusive glitches, some of which might be game breaking if we consider what happened with the first Witch and Hundred Knight.

  4. Alister
    Alister
    October 24, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    NIS America needs to die. That evil needs to be eradicated from the face of this planet . Every Soul on Earth wants NIS America dead. To bring destruction to NIS America that is my raison d’etre.

  5. Tubsiwub
    Tubsiwub
    October 24, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    10,200 yen? Is that extra 200 necessary?

  6. True Goddess Reincarnation
    True Goddess Reincarnation
    October 24, 2016 at 1:49 pm

    How was the first one? I skipped it cause REASONS. But I might get this.

  7. Kaijuu
    Kaijuu
    October 24, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    Gorgeous box art, as usual. Hopefully the inevitable localization retains the artwork unlike the recent PS4 re-release, which disappointingly opted for a less interesting cover.

    Pretty standard LE all around. I enjoyed the first game after the PS4 version released, so I’ll probably pick this up too.

  8. Kaijuu
    Kaijuu
    October 24, 2016 at 4:33 pm

    The PS3 version was rife with game-crashing bugs and terrible performance all around, but the newer PS4 version fixes those and is much nicer to play. It’s a pretty grindy ARPG but if you can get into the systems the story is actually decent and the characters are really fun.

  9. Guin
    Guin
    October 24, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    Do you need to play the first to understand the story?

  10. Guin
    Guin
    October 24, 2016 at 5:48 pm

    Yes because that $2 or so goes to the poor starving devs.

  11. Kaijuu
    Kaijuu
    October 24, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    From the so far released details, no. It seems to be set in a different world or time and aside from the titular Hundred Knight no recurring characters are revealed yet.

    I wouldn’t be terribly surprised if there’s a link to the first game or cameos, but otherwise they seem to be standalone stories.

  12. Feniks
    Feniks
    October 25, 2016 at 4:59 pm

    Sadly the alchemical arts of shitty localisations turns NIS into NISA.

    FAA will make carrying copies of this game on board a plane illegal due to fire hazard.