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Team NINJA has released a new patch for Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition that enables NVIDIA DLSS support in the popular action role-playing game for NVIDIA GeForce RTX Series graphics cards owners. Patch 1.26 also adds a new feature, the “Dragon Ninja” transformation, as well as a plethora of bug fixes that address issues ranging from items being unusable during multiplayer to UI elements displaying improperly in ultrawide resolutions.

“Experience the thrill of taking on hordes of fearsome yokai in a battle to the death in this brutal masocore Action RPG,” a game description reads. “Create your own original protagonist and embark on an adventure that will take you through devastated locales across Japan during the Sengoku period.”

“[…] Nioh 2 goes above and beyond its predecessor by including the new Yokai Shift ability which allows the protagonist to utilize new powerful forms to defeat even the most formidable yokai in battle. New to Nioh 2, your enemies can now create a Dark Realm which raises the stakes of battle and creates new challenges for your protagonist to overcome.”

Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition: Version 1.26 Patch Notes

Additional Features

  • Added the “Dragon Ninja” transformation
    • You can acquire it by accessing “Boons” from the Shrine
    • “DLSS” added to “Graphic Settings”
  • Available for GeForce RTX Series graphics boards
    • ※Please ensure you have the latest drivers
    • ※This setting can be switched outside of missions

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that could cause items to suddenly become unusable during multiplayer, preventing a number of actions from being performed properly
  • Fixed an issue where the duration of the “Sloth Talisman” effects would sometimes be excessively long, when used by enemies
  • Fixed an issue where yokai could fall when the “White Tiger” or “Nue” Yokai Ability was activated near a cliff
  • Fixed an issue where the elemental projectiles would fly to the ground when locking on to Lady Osakabe and performing a Strong Attack while either the “Fire Familiar”, “Water Familiar”, or “Lightning Familiar” talismans were activated
  • Fixed an issue where the powerful strike that can be activated by the Switchglaive Mystic Arts, “Wildfire Flux ” and “Tempest Flux”, could not be triggered at 120FPS
  • Fixed an issue related to the rolling boulder traps, that caused the sound of rolling stones to linger
  • Fixed an issue where strata that guests had not unlocked could be selected on an Underworld Expedition
  • Fixed an issue where enemies in the Dark Realm had a high chance of dropping the armour, “Kobo Daishi’s Priest Vestments”
  • Fixed an issue where facial “accessories” would disappear when the head armor “Sohaya Deserter Ears” was equipped
  • Fixed an issue where the headgear for “Katagiri Katsumoto” and “Wakisaka Yasuharu”, who appear in the main mission “Cherry Blossom Viewing in Daigo”, were switched
  • Fixed an issue where the “Switch Confirmation Button” settings set in the “Controls” menu would be reverted after a reboot
  • Fixed an issue where actions such as attacking or searching could not be performed if a mouse button was set to “Change Stance” in the “Key Configuration” section of “Keyboard & Mouse Settings”
  • Fixed an issue where the controls listed in the key configuration section of the “Keyboard & Mouse Settings” menu did not match those in “Controls” when the control configuration was set to something other than Type A
  • Fixed an issue where the user’s profile name would sometimes be displayed as “unknown” when using Demon Parade Picture Scrolls or Character Creation Codes
  • Fixed an issue where some of the UI elements would display incorrectly when using an ultrawide monitor
  • Fixed an issue which sometimes caused crashes to occur when checking the Special Effects of equipment in certain languages
  • Other minor bug fixes

As part of its announcement for Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection, Team NINJA revealed that it would be releasing a bonus skin for Nioh 2 that allows players to transform themselves into legendary Dragon Ninja Ryu Hayabusa. The outfit echoes his original blue uniform from the original Ninja Gaiden game, which was released in 1988.

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