Immediately Koei Tecmo has introduced that Nioh, which got here out again in 2017, has shipped 2.95 million items since its launch. The announcement got here from a stay stream that Koei Tecmo held at the moment. Whereas the stay stream was largely about Nioh 2—particularly the sport’s co-op and its character customization choices—a fast second was taken to speak about Nioh‘s continued gross sales. Koei Tecmo talked about that Nioh continues to be a prime vendor for the corporate and that it nonetheless appears to have fairly a little bit of life left in it.
Nioh‘s continued gross sales are actually spectacular, although it’s not notably laborious to see why. The sport manages to mix components that gamers of the Souls sequence have come to like with the merchandise drops and unique loot looking of action-RPGs just like the Diablo sequence. It makes for a enjoyable mixture that many gamers have loved, a number of of whom bought an opportunity to first play it when the sport was a part of the November 2019 PlayStation Plus lineup. There’s no phrase on if the two.95 million shipped whole contains these copies redeemed via PlayStation Plus, however historically this wording means shipped to a retailer, not full sell-through to the patron. It’s unclear how the PS Plus promotion elements into this knowledge.
On March 13th, 2020, Nioh 2 will launch, in search of to enhance on the unique recreation in some ways. Moreover the aforementioned co-op and character customization, the sport will current a brand new story in a feudal Japan overrun with monsters. Final yr, Workforce Ninja held an open beta session for Nioh 2, permitting gamers a primary take a look at the sport offering the developer suggestions on what options and troublesome segments needed to be tweaked for the total launch. The sport will even get a trio of prequel DLC campaigns post-launch, although not many further particulars are identified right now.