After 4 long years due to several delays, Koji Igarashi’s recently released Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is something special , A spiritual successor to the classic game Castlevania: Symphony of the Night has finally released for PC, PS4, and Xbox One (with its Nintendo Switch version dropping on June 25) . Kickstarter games are questionable at times. Sometimes you get a masterpiece like Shovel Knight. Sometimes you get a failure like Mighty No. 9 . If you aren’t familiar with Iga’s work, he’s essentially the mastermind behind Castlevania Symphony of the Night.
In terms of gameplay. The 2.5D, side-scrolling RPG , With enemies that come straight out of a horror movie , follows the story of Miriam, an orphan who ventures into a demon-infested castle set in 18th century England . Using powers derived from cursed crystals on her body she must fight her way out . you’ll also be able to play as Zangetsu from Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon . battling your way through dark gothic atmospheres .
You can watch the new Launch Trailer Below !!
A recent launch trailer also revealed Bloodstained will receive 13 free DLC updates post-launch, These free updates will include online and local co-op, versus mode, a roguelike mode, boss rush, Chaos mode, and Nightmare difficulty. Secret playable characters, like Shovel Knight, no stranger to side hustling in other games, are also shown. A musical hint from Béatrice Martin’s Child of Light soundtrack at the end of the trailer located above.
This is Kickstarter gaming done right, a game made for the fans Five years after leaving Konami delivering on every promise he made, and then some. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is also getting a paid DLC in the form of the Iga’s Back Pack, in which players can fight Igarashi himself to earn the swordwhip weapon.