February 13, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech 0Comment
PlayStation 4 owners will have a chance to try out Nioh 2 before the game launches on March 13.

Sony revealed through a post on the PlayStation Blog that Nioh 2 will have a free trial that runs from Friday, February 28 at 12 a.m. PT to Sunday, March 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT. PlayStation Plus is not required to access the demo.

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The demo includes chances to try character customization, the Yokai summoning mechanics, and a new transforming weapon called the Switchglaive.

Summoning Yokai is a new feature in Nioh 2 that opens the door to powerful attacks. Team Ninja producer Fumihiko Yasuda said that Yokai play a big part in the game because the team, “wanted to share that Japanese tradition with the world.”

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For more on Team Ninja’s upcoming action title, read how Nioh 2 is more challenging than the first. Plus, learn about Nioh 2’s post-launch DLC plan.

If you want to prepare for the sequel, check out IGN’s Nioh guide for tips and tricks.

Nioh 2 doesn’t launch for another month, but Team Ninja is already thinking about its next game, and Yasuda said that Team Ninja is well aware that fans want another Ninja Gaiden game.

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Logan Plant is a news writer for IGN, and the Production Assistant for Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN’s weekly Nintendo show. You can find him on Twitter at @LoganJPlant.

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