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Nioh Paid DLC & Free Updates Detailed

by Mike Guarino


Nioh has been a big success for Team Ninja, garnering acclaim from critics and fans alike since its launch earlier this month. There’s more that will be coming to the game outside of what’s there now, however, and now that content has been detailed thanks to a recent livestream.

First of all comes the free content that will be coming to the game, as there will be 10 new high difficulty missions that will be released in late March. These will then be followed by the release of the previously-teased PvP mode, which is currently set to launch in late April.

Late April also marks the time when the game’s paid content will start to be released, the first of which will be “The Dragon of Tohoku.” That will include a new scenario, new areas, new weapon types, new characters, and new yokai. This will be followed by “The Best Warrior in Japan” and “The Country of Tranquility,” though we’re still waiting on release dates for those.

Nioh most recently got the 1.03 update, which fixed things like glitched sub-missions and also tweaked certain mechanics. The following is everything that was changed:

Balance Changes:

  • Increased rewards for the random encounter.
  • Added forging item for trade at Hidden Teahouse.
  • Adjusted Amrita regeneration from Extraction Talisman while using Living Weapon.
  • Adjusted paralysis of Medusa power.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented the completion of the following sub-missions – The Magatama of Fire and A Fiercer Flame
  • Fixed a bug that caused emotion tutorial window to remain throughout the Daizaifu main mission.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented unlocking the title “Saika Magoichi Crusher”.

Nioh is available exclusively for PlayStation 4. If you haven’t checked the game out yet and need some convincing as to why you should, then be sure to check out our review of the game.

- This article was updated on:February 21st, 2018

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