Nioh 2 open beta character creation contest announced

Open beta to run from November 1 to 10.

Nioh 2

Koei Tecmo will host a “Nioh 2 Character Creation Contest” through the Nioh 2 open beta due out on November 1, the company announced. The six winning designs will be selected to appear as presets for the character creation tool in the final version of Nioh 2.

Here are the details, via Koei Tecmo:

Application Deadline: JST 23:59 on November 10, 2019

In conjunction with the release of the Nioh 2 Beta Demo on Friday, November 1st, 2019, we will be holding a “Nioh 2 Character Creation Contest.”

The winners’ submissions will appear as presets in the retail version, and their names will be listed in the ending credits, so we look forward to your submissions.


Our development team, Team Ninja, will judge the entries and select the winners from among the submitted creations.

Number of Winners

  • Male Characters: 3
  • Female Characters: 3


The Winners’ characters will be incorporated in the final product as presets, and their names will be included in the game’s credits.

Note: Names listed in the game’s credits will be restricted to alphanumeric characters.
Note: The winning submissions will be announced from the Nioh 2 official Twitter (@nioh_game), as well as the Nioh 2 official website.

Read more about how to apply here.

Nioh 2 is due out worldwide for PlayStation 4 in early 2020.

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