Nioh 2 DLC – The First Samurai Out Now!

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Nioh 2

PlayStation 4™ – US, EU, JAPAN & ASIA

Publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Team Ninja have released the launch trailer for the third and last major add-on of Nioh 2. If you can still recall the game has previously released DLC 1 – The Tengu’s Disciple and DLC 2 – Darkness in the Capital. This time the DLC is called “The First Samurai” which is scheduled to launch on December 17, 2020 and it is now available.

Moreover, here is the overview of the DLC:

Steel yourself for the ultimate challenge in the climactic final chapter of the Nioh 2 story.

Take up arms and travel through time to the land of the fabled youth who defeated an oni. Here, Otakemaru’s past, the secret of Sohayamaru and the truth behind the first samurai will all be revealed. The end of your hard-fought journey draws nigh.

Additional content includes:

  • New The First Samurai storyline

  • A new higher difficulty level

  • New Guardian Spirits

  • New yokai, Soul Cores and Yokai Abilities

  • New weapons, armor and accessories

  • New Secret Arts Text skills

  • New end content: The Underworld

Thanks, Gematsu!

In addition, you can check the DLC trailer here! And for more details of The First Samurai DLC, head on to the PlayStation Blog > HERE <

Post-Launch DLC

In January, Tom Lee, the Creative Director of Team Ninja took the PlayStation.Blog to unveil Nioh 2’s backstory and the post-launch DLC. According to the Creative Director, Nioh 2 will receive three major DLC releases after its launch. Each of the three DLC packs will possess unique storylines and “promising hours of additional gameplay that will provide plenty of challenge for those thirsting for more.”

In addition, Lee said that new weapons will be featured in the additional content along with the new combat abilities and new characters with each content having both multiple main and sub-missions. 

Continue reading > HERE

So, if you are curious about the gameplay, check out the demo video below from PlayStation Access


Note: The availability of all items are subject to change without prior notice.

Hence, enjoy the trailer, features, and screenshots for the game below.



  • Sharpen Your Skills – Prepare for the fight of your life with revamped mechanics that build on the fan-favorite elements of Nioh, requiring your full concentration and skill
  • Choose Your Method of Combat – Follow the way of the samurai with traditional weapons including swords and hatchets, or fill your Amrita gauge to wield mighty Yokai abilities and destroy monstrous foes via a variety of mighty attacks
  • Improve Your Weapons with the Yokai Shift – Filling your Amrita gauge doesn’t just give you access to a powerful Yokai form, but also allows you to increase the stats of various weapons and add extra buffs, such as staggering foes and grappling downed enemies
  • Help, and Get Help, from Other Players – Call upon the spectres left behind by other Nioh 2 players to aid you in combat. Their spirits will assist you until the end of the current level… or until they’re defeated


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