Publishers Koei Tecmo and Sony Interactive Entertainment and developer Team Ninja have announced The Nioh Collection for PS5 (which includes both Nioh Remastered The Complete Edition and Nioh 2 Remastered The Complete Edition) as well as Nioh 2 The Complete Edition for PS4 and PC (Steam).
All of the above are slated to launch on 5 February 2021.
Besides that, current PS4 players of Nioh 2 can look forward to the final DLC story for the game, The First Samurai, which is slated to arrive next month on 17 December 2020.
The First Samurai DLC will add more challenging missions and formidable foes, as well as an added difficulty level.
The synopsis for Nioh 2‘s First Samurai DLC reads:
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.
These titles will launch on 5 February 2021 to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Nioh franchise:
- Nioh 2 The Complete Edition (PS4, PC)
- Nioh 2 Remastered The Complete Edition (PS5)
- Nioh Remastered The Complete Edition (PS5)
- The Nioh Collection (PS5)
Nioh 2 The Complete Edition will allow players to experience the comprehensive Nioh 2 story, including all three of the DLC expansions on the PS4 and PC.
On the PS5, you will be able to experience the complete Nioh 2 adventure in Nioh 2 Remastered The Complete Edition and Nioh Remastered The Complete Edition, both of which are available in The Nioh Collection.
The Nioh Collection on PS5 will support 4K resolution and up to 120FPS, and ultra-fast load times, as well as the ability to transfer your save data from the PS4 versions and pick up where you left on from your older console.
Pre-orders for Nioh 2 The Complete Edition, Nioh 2 Remastered The Complete Edition, Nioh Remastered The Complete Edition and The Nioh Collection will begin on20 November 2020 on the PlayStation Store at midnight according to your local time zone.
There are two ways to upgrade from the PS4 version of Nioh 2:
- Players that own Nioh 2 The Complete Edition on PS4 can upgrade to Nioh 2 Remastered The Complete Edition on PS5 at no additional cost.
- Players that own Nioh 2 on PS4 can upgrade to the base game of Nioh 2 Remastered on PS5, and receive the PS5 version of any DLC expansions they already own on PS4.
Upgrades for physical copies of PS4 versions are only available if you have a PS5 standard edition with a disc drive. To obtain your upgrade, you will need to insert your PS4 game disc into the disc drive, navigate to the Game Hub and select the upgrade offer to download the corresponding digital PS5 remastered version of the game, which you can then play while your PS4 disc is in the drive.
If you purchase a digital copy of PS4 versions of the game, you can simply navigate to the Game Hub on your PS5 console and select the upgrade offer to download the corresponding PS5 remastered version.
It’s worth pointing out that you will need to log into your PS5 console with the same PlayStation Network account that you were using when you purchased the PS4 versions of the game.
Keep in mind that Nioh 2 Remastered as well as the Nioh 2 DLC expansions for PS5 are not available for individual purchase.
Nioh 2 is one of the best Soulsborne action games ever made. You can learn more about why that is in our full review here. In the meantime, check out the trailer below: