Deep Silver trademarks Bloodstained

Deep Silver the owner of Koji Igarashi's new game?

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Koch Media, parent company of game publisher Deep Silver, has trademarked the name “Bloodstained” in both the United States and Europe, suggesting the company is not only the publisher of the Kickstarter-funded Castlevania: Symphony of the Night successor, but the owner of the franchise.

Bloodstained‘s Kickstarter campaign is currently funded at $2.8 million, much over its initial $500,000 goal, with 15 days left. It’s achieved the majority of its stretch goals, with the only visible goals left being a Wii U port at $3 million (the game is currently confirmed for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC) and a hidden stretch goal at $3.25 million.

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