Nioh beta demo survey results announced

Here are the changes they're making as a result of user feedback.


Koei Tecmo has announced the survey results for the Nioh beta demo. The development team has read through the feedback provided by users and is coming up with improvements to make the final game even better.

The company also said it is now safe to delete the Nioh beta demo game data and save data. Deleting them will not affect the “Mark of the Conqueror” and “Mark of the Warrior” downloadable content you may have earned playing it.

Without further ado, here are the planned improvements:

■ Overall

  • Fine tune the game balance and pace
  • Adjust RPG elements such as player growth and armor parameters
  • Further improvements to clarify the interface and make it easier to use

■ Details


  • Implement a training stage for tutorials on basic controls and core game actions.

Action & Controls

  • Revise the TPS controls
  • Add and adjust samurai skills
  • Adjust the player damage/defeat
  • Adjust the methods and performance of lowering the enemy stamina
  • Adjust the weight and agility of armor

Level Design / Stages

  • Adjust position of enemies including the Twilight Missions
  • Adjust enemy detection issues
  • Adjust collision such as dropping edges


  • Adjust strength and attack power of enemies
  • Adjust the AI tracking ability and groupthink
  • Add Boss attack variations in the Twilight Missions
  • Revise superarmor (stagger/no stagger) and homing abilities


  • Expand the maximum number of items (overall and per item)
  • Adjust the amount of armor items dropped
  • Expand the functions of the Blacksmith, adjust the requirements of Re-Forge and Soul Match
  • Implement items when player level is reset
  • Revise each type of reward

User Interface

  • Improve each type of interface and usability
  • Expand the tutorial


  • Improve camera behavior in areas of bad visibility and inclines
  • Add the ON/OFF option for camera autocorrect


  • Adjust Revenant drops
  • Improve the enemy attack behavior during co-op play
  • Fix enemy transparency bugs
  • Allow movies to be skipped after the Boss is obliterated in co-op play


  • Stabilize the frame rate of image optimization
  • Fix various problems and bugs

Next up, the survey results:





Nioh is due out worldwide for PlayStation 4 on February 9.

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