Publisher Koei Tecmo and Sony Interactive Entertainment and developer Team Ninja shared some exciting updates today regarding the Nioh franchise.
The first bit of news is that the Nioh Collection is coming to PlayStation 5. This collection will include both Nioh Remastered – The Complete Edition and Nioh 2 Remastered – The Complete Edition. It will launch on February 5, 2021.
Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition will also release that same day for PlayStation 4 and PC. The final expansion for Nioh 2 called “The First Samurai” will release on December 17 on PlayStation 4. Those who already own the games will have a free upgrade option to the PlayStation 5 version and saves will carry over as well.
You can watch the trailer and read more about the news shared today below.
Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition
Nioh 2 – The 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.
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.”
For everyone that recently purchased the PlayStation 5 console, you will be able to experience the complete Nioh 2 adventure in Nioh 2 Remastered – The Complete Edition, along with a remastered version of the first entry in the series: Nioh Remastered – The 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 – The Complete Edition, Nioh 2 Remastered – The Complete Edition, Nioh Remastered – The 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 – The Complete Edition on PlayStation 4 can upgrade to Nioh 2 Remastered – The 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.