From today, players can enjoy the much anticipated side-scrolling RPG on their mobile devices
Guangzhou, China, December 4th, 2020 – Today, NetEase Games and ArtPlay are launching the mobile version of the successful gothic Metroidvania Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on iOS and Android. The game will be available in North America, Europe, Japan, Korea, SEA and South America for 9.99$ (estimated 10.99€) on the App Store and the Google Play Store.
Aspiring demon-slayers can take fate into their own hands on their mobile devices, starting today. The game is fully localized in Japanese, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese and offers the beloved gameplay of the original console and PC versions of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, including a gigantic map to explore and over 120 unique mobs and bosses to vanquish. With no compromises on visual quality or gameplay fidelity, an overhauled UI and redesigned shard icons, the mobile version also includes console DLC. This makes Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for iOS and Android the definitive edition of the game - available on the go.
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To celebrate the games´ release on mobile devices, Koji Igarashi has a special video message for fans of the game: https://youtu.be/6AtXR8TTc4k
Koji Igarashi said of the collaboration with NetEase Games, "We are very pleased to collaborate with NetEase Games as our co-developer and publishing partner of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Mobile Version. As a global publisher with many years of successful experience, we believe NetEase Games is fully capable of delivering the charm of Bloodstained onto mobile devices and bringing the excitement of battle and exploration to mobile gamers."
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night features a 2.5D-map, that has been perfectly adapted to be explored on mobile devices, as well as the familiar shard buff system from the console and PC version. In addition to a reworked UI and redesigned shard icons, the mobile version of the Metroidvania includes a new achievement system through which Players can check their in-game progress and challenge each other. A special surprise awaits those who unlock them all. For better usability, an Ultimate Ability Shortcut Key with unique icons and a Suit Shortcut Key have been added.
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Among many highlights that will make fans feel right at home while playing the game, the mobile versions also include the original Gothic music score and original voice actors from the game, like Ami Koshimizu (Miriam) and Shusaku Shirakawa (Gebel). In the future, the mobile version of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will get a new playable character, a boss rush mode, a speedrun mode and much more.
The new unlockable playable character is named “Zangetsu” and is available for players who have finished the story with a good ending. He fights with a Katana and can use MP to trigger a furious special attack with his blade. Furthermore, the all new Randomizer Mode offers unending variety with each new playthrough, with missions, map areas, shop locations, mob spawn points, key item spawn points, and more.
For more information about this exciting collaboration, visit the official website and social media channels for the mobile versions of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night:
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bloodstainedrm/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/rotn_m
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ArtPlay is a Japanese console and mobile game developer. The company was founded in 2014 by Koji Igarashi, the renowned producer and Jacob Feng. Their first console / PC title - Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night acquired 5.50 million USD through the US crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, which was a record amount for crowdfunded games at that time. ArtPlay is committed to becoming the world's top game production company, creating high-quality games for global users.
** PC and console version of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was published by 505 Games S.p.A.
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