Publishers Koei Tecmo and Sony Interactive Entertainment and developer Team Ninja have announced Nioh Collection for PlayStation 5, which includes both Nioh Remastered – Complete Edition and Nioh 2 Remastered – Complete Edition, as well as Nioh 2 – Complete Edition for PlayStation 4 and PC (Steam). All are due out on February 5, 2021 worldwide. The final Nioh 2 downloadable content, “The First Samurai,” was also dated for release on December 17 for PlayStation 4.
Get the details below.
■ Nioh 2 Downloadable Content “The First Samurai”
The thrilling conclusion to the Nioh 2 story and the third and final downloadable content expansion, “The First Samurai,” will be available on December 17, 2020. Brace yourselves to take on some of the most challenging missions and formidable foes in the entire series, along with an added difficulty level that will give even the most seasoned veterans a run for their money.
A flash of light from Sohayamaru whisks the protagonist back to the past as a Visitor for the third and final time. They are brought back to the place their mother spoke of when they were very young, the land of the fabled youth that defeated an oni. Otakemaru’s past, the secret of Sohayamaru, and the truth behind the first samurai. All of these mysteries will be revealed, and the protagonist’s long journey will finally come to a climactic end.
■ Nioh 2 – Complete Edition (PlayStation 4, PC)
—PlayStation 4 (via PlayStation Blog)
Nioh 2 – Complete Edition will allow players to experience the comprehensive Nioh 2 story, including all three of the downloadable content expansions on their PlayStation 4 consoles.
—PC (via Koei Tecmo press release)
The Complete Edition of the blockbuster title will task players with mastering the lethal arts of the samurai when it launches on February 5, 2021, pitting them against the base Nioh 2 game and all three downloadable content expansions: “The Tengu’s Disciple,” “Darkness in the Capital,” and the recently announced “The First Samurai.”
The Steam release of Nioh 2 – Complete Edition will offer players the best way to experience violent Sengoku-era Japan and the deadly Dark Realm on their PCs, as they unleash devastating attacks against plagues of merciless demons as a half-human, half-supernatural yokai warrior. The game will be playable with crystal clear 4K Ultra-HD support, alongside ultra wide-screen compatibility, HDR monitor support and 144Hz monitor support, with silky-smooth gameplay at a consistent 120 frames per second on compatible systems. Combined with full mouse and keyboard customization support, and gamepad compatibility, Nioh 2 – Complete Edition is the most definitive version of the title available to date.
■ Nioh Collection (PlayStation 5)
For everyone that recently purchased the PlayStation 5 console, you will be able to experience the complete Nioh 2 adventure in Nioh 2 Remastered – Complete Edition, along with a remastered version of the first entry in the series: Nioh Remastered – Complete Edition. If you would like all of this content in one convenient place, we have the perfect title for all of your Nioh needs. Get ready to relive the entire series with all downloadable content included for both titles in Nioh Collection for PlayStation 5.
All of the titles available on PlayStation 5 will support 4K resolution for crystal clear visuals, up to 120 frames per second gameplay for silky smooth combat, ultra-fast load times and the ability to transfer your data from the PlayStation 4 versions to pick up your journey right where you left off.
Pre-Orders and Upgrade Paths
Pre-orders for Nioh 2 – Complete Edition, Nioh 2 Remastered – Complete Edition, Nioh Remastered – Complete Edition, and Nioh Collection will begin on Friday, November 20, 2020 on PlayStation Store at midnight per your local time zone.
For those of you who are looking to continue your demon slaying journey in Nioh 2 onto PlayStation 5 from your PlayStation 4, there are two upgrade routes for you to take:
- Players that own Nioh 2 – Complete Edition on PlayStation 4 can upgrade to Nioh 2 Remastered – Complete Edition on PlayStation 5 at no additional cost.
- Players that own Nioh 2 on PS4 can upgrade to the base game – Nioh 2 Remastered on PlayStation 5, and receive the PlayStation 5 version of any downloadable content expansions they own on PlayStation 4.
Upgrades for disc copies of PlayStation 4 versions are only available if you have a PlayStation 5 console with Ultra HD Blu-Ray disc drive. To obtain your upgrade, you will need to insert your PlayStation 4 game disc into your PlayStation 5 console with Ultra HD Blu-Ray disc drive, navigate to the Game Hub and select the upgrade offer to download the corresponding digital PlayStation 5 remastered version of the game, which you can then play while your PlayStation 4 disc is in the drive.
If you purchase a digital copy of PlayStation 4 versions of the game, you can simply navigate to the Game Hub on your PlayStation 5 console and select the upgrade offer to download the corresponding PlayStation 5 remastered version. Note: you will need to log into your PlayStation 5 console with the same PlayStation Network account that you were using when you purchased the PlayStation 4 versions of the game.
Please note that Nioh 2 Remastered as well as the Nioh 2 downloadable content expansions for PlayStation 5 are not available for individual purchase.
Watch set of trailers below. View a new set of Nioh 2 – Complete Edition / Nioh 2 downloadable content “The First Samurai” screenshots at the gallery.