You’ll be pretty happy to know that all the 5 weapon varieties from the primary sport are going to return in Nioh 2 with model new strikes and skills.
While confirming this question in a question-and-answer session at Tokyo Game Show 2019, normal producer Hisashi Koinuma additionally added that there will likely be new weapon varieties within the anticipated sequel as properly. However, these are being stored protected in the meanwhile and will likely be revealed at a later date.
This naturally implies that Nioh 2 may have the sword, axe, twin sword, kusarigama, and spear weapon varieties. If you might have performed the primary sport, you’ll know for your self that the kusarigama and spear have been simply lethal. Kusarigama had low injury however its fast strikes and very good moveset in all stances made it among the finest weapon varieties within the sport. As for the spear, its unbelievable vary supplied an enormous advantageous poke that stored you protected. You might by no means go improper with both of the 2 aforementioned weapon varieties. This will in all probability stay true in Nioh 2 until Team Ninja has one thing particular to persuade gamers in any other case.
The similar developer panel additionally confirmed that carrying ahead your save information from the primary sport gives you bonuses in Nioh 2. However, these bonuses weren’t revealed. Also, you’ll be capable to change your avatar from sure places within the sequel. This is one other enchancment over the primary sport the place you have been caught with the identical avatar per save slot.
Nioh 2 obtained a trailer at Tokyo Game Show 2019 that reveals off a few of the characters, enemies, spirits, and yokai in each in-engine cut-scenes and gameplay. Particularly, it reveals off a few of the bosses in motion and so they already look difficult. For these unaware, the primary character will be capable to remodel right into a fearsome yokai as properly, which can take you into the darkish realm the place the issue curve smashed by way of the ceiling.
Last yr, we crafted a wishlist about things to see in Nioh 2. We missed out on mentioning the return of the prevailing weapon varieties, but it surely does appear to be that Team Ninja has acted on a number of suggestions from the gamers.
Nioh 2 is scheduled for an early launch in 2020 for PlayStation 4.