Nioh’s Second Beta Launching August 23

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

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Koei Tecmo has posted on the PlayStation Blog that their upcoming hardcore action title Nioh will be receiving its second beta demo on August 23.

The previous Beta allowed players to voice their concerns with the series. Koei Tecmo responded with technical changes and tweaks to the game. The demo will be live until September 6.

Additionally, players will be able to chose from katana, spears, axes, and hammers to use as weapons.

Koei Tecmo details the game on the blog:

Nioh follows the tale of William Adams as he travels to Japan and becomes a samurai. Players will discover a deep and enticing world that blends history and Japanese folklore. The tough gameplay pits players against daunting and overpowering creatures, and encourages them to learn their enemies’ tactics to gain the advantage in battle.

The protagonist, William, is not alone against the perilous Yokai, as he will be accompanied by a diverse cast of characters who will aid him on his travels across Japan. Hanzo Hattori, the head of a famous ninja clan, is William’s guide through the country. Ginchiyo Tachibana (wife of Muneshige, the head of the Tachibana clan) will also help William on his quest with her skilled fighting abilities.

Nioh is coming to the PlayStation 4 in 2016.