Ahead of tomorrow’s ‘Dragon of the North’ add-on to Team Ninja’s Nioh, the DLC has received a trailer to spark more interest in the developer’s latest action-RPG.
The trailer, which can be seen below, shows William—the player-character and the game’s protagonist—utilizing an Odachi, also known as a Nodachi, as well as various other pieces of new equipment. Also featured are new characters who appear in the post-game story that accompanies the game’s DLC, including Masamune Date. A new boss and enemies are also revealed, showcasing some of William’s new abilities in glimpses of his battle with them.
Nioh’s ‘Dragon of the North’ DLC will release tomorrow, May 2, 2017.
Nioh is an action-RPG developed by Team Ninja and published by Koei Tecmo in Japan. Sony Interactive Entertainment took care of worldwide distribution. The game is a PlayStation 4 exclusive and was released in February 2017. Nioh’s story centers around William, a European samurai, and his journey through Japan fighting both human and supernatural enemies. Combat is based on hack-and-slash mechanics and includes magical elements.