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Koei Tecmo announced that we’re getting a downloadable demo for samurai-centric, dark fantasy action RPG, Nioh. This is your chance to experience the game first-hand exclusively on PS4.
The game is developed exclusively for the PlayStation 4, under the direction of Kou Shibusawa, Hisashi Koinuma, and Team Ninja, the Alpha Demo for Nioh will be available for download and play via the PlayStation Network Store only between April 26 and May 5.
“Ten years have passed since Nioh was originally announced. Even during all that time though, gamers would always ask about it at events like E3 and Gamescom. We always felt support from the gamers around the world for this title.
“Now, finally, Nioh — a game created with the entire power of Koei Tecmo — will be released in 2016. In appreciation to all the fans who have waited so long, and in order to have gamers everywhere try Nioh as soon as possible, we will release the Alpha Demo this month. We hope you enjoy overcoming the challenges in this masocore take on samurai action — Nioh.”
–Kou Shibusawa, General Producer
Aiming to challenge players in a unique way that heightens their sense of accomplishment, this Alpha Demo will offer a rare chance to experience the deep and authentic samurai combat of Nioh and allow access to special rewards! Limited to those who play through the demo, this opportunity will allow players to download exclusive in-game content upon the game’s official launch. All players who manage to clear a stage of the demo will be awarded The Overlord DLC from the PlayStation Network.
“Set in a time of civil war in Japan, Nioh not only incorporates classic elements such as samurai and supernatural creatures from Japanese folklore, but also offers the exhilaration of an authentic samurai sword fight straight from Team Ninja, the team that defined brutal action games.
“We will give gamers a taste of this all-new experience in the Alpha Demo releasing this month. But it will only be available for a limited time so play it while you can! Players who manage to clear a stage of this the Alpha Demo will be able to download The Mark of the Conqueror DLC. This will entitle you to some special DLC in the full game.
“We also want to hear your feedback on the game! We will hold an online survey while the demo is available so let us know what you think and how we can make it even more fun.”
The Alpha Demo will be available on Playstation 4 from April 26 through May 5 only.