Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night adds playable Zangetsu

Japanese release delayed due to "unforeseen logistical difficulties."

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Publisher 505 Games and developer ArtPlay have released a new trailer for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night introducing the second playaable character Zangetsu.

Zangetsu wields the “Zangetsuto” katana, and playing as him “opens up a whole host of new ways to enjoy the game” as players can use his hook chain to explore the castle.

In other news, 505 Games announced that “due to some unexpected logistical difficulties,” Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will launch later in Japan than the west. The publisher is still working to confirm exact release dates, but it will still be released both physically and digitally in the region.

505 Games also confirmed that the following additional content will be available for the game on launch day: Nightmare Mode, New Game Plus, 8-bit retro level, and cheat codes.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on June 18, and for Switch on June 25.

Watch the Zangetsu trailer below.

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