Assessment: Nioh 2: The First Samurai (PS4 Professional)

It has been a protracted journey with our Protagonist since Nioh 2 launched again in March, and with the ultimate DLC, The First Samurai, the story of Conceal involves a detailed. This assessment shall be somewhat quick, because the DLC doesn’t add that rather more besides what may’ve been anticipated, and when it comes to story, it is vitally quick.

The First Samurai

Nioh 2: The First Samurai brings the story of the Season Move DLC for Nioh 2 to a detailed the place we journey again in time as soon as once more to search out the origin of Sohayamaru, the legendary sword that the Protagonist makes use of to fell highly effective Yokai. It ties up the story properly, and even comes full circle on the plot of the primary recreation, which was fairly rattling cool to expertise. As is the case with the earlier DLCs, you basically have two important missions, one in every of them break up into two halves and two difficult bosses, and a few aspect missions.

The brand new enemies that you simply encounter, and one, very superior boss struggle could be very cool and enjoyable to have interaction with, whereas Nioh 2 saves probably the greatest trying ranges for this ultimate DLC. The most important situation I’ve is the slight shortcomings with it. Whereas I favored the story and the conclusion, it didn’t really feel fairly as grand because it may have. The content material additionally feels a bit underwhelming, with no new weapon to play with, which is comprehensible, and the entire expertise feeling like it’s over earlier than it even will get going. When it comes to what it does add is one other NG Plus degree known as Dream of the Nioh, very cool trying new armour, in addition to a twin elemental choice for among the dual-wielding weapons such because the Barbarian Hatchets or Tonfas. It additionally appeared like a bit extra was added by way of the aspect missions.

A fantastic conclusion to an ideal recreation

Nioh 2 is one in every of my favorite video games of the yr. I’ve spent almost 300 hours taking part in and had an absolute blast. The First Samurai most likely not the perfect DLC accessible for the sport, however it will get the job achieved and provides sufficient to maintain the veterans blissful. I believe taking part in it multi functional go can even add to the general expertise.

Am I achieved with Nioh 2? Hell no, I nonetheless have lots to do and go expertise, and if you happen to like a problem, love an excellent story with improbable characters, you must positively strive it out, particularly with the Nioh Assortment releasing in February subsequent yr on PS4, PS5 (Remastered) and PC.

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