Team Ninja can be growing growth on a couple of unannounced titles this 12 months. In an interview with Video Games Chronicle, Producer Fumihiko Yasuda confirmed Ninja Gaiden just isn’t one of them. He additionally clarified that there are at present no plans for a sequel within the Nioh franchise.

Yasuda has at all times needed to make a new instalment in the Ninja Gaiden series, however in the meanwhile he hasn’t gotten the inexperienced gentle to make the sport. However, protagonist Ryu Hayabusa is perhaps making an look elsewhere within the meantime. In an interview with TheGamer, Yasuda confirmed he’d “definitely like to have him make an appearance again in a game coming soon” with extra particulars on this to be introduced as quickly as doable.

At the top of final 12 months, Yasuda confirmed to that the Nioh sequence had already reached a resting point, though we weren’t certain what that meant. Next month, The Nioh Collection can be launched on PlayStation 5 and he confirmed this would be the final we’ll see within the franchise for fairly some time. The story that was informed between the 2 video games is now full with all of the free ends tidied up. At the second, there aren’t any plans for a sequel however this doesn’t imply it’s one thing the group gained’t ever think about for the long run.

If the group was to contemplate a sequel, it wouldn’t be set within the Sengoku interval. Team Ninja appears like they’ve finished as a lot as they’ll with this era; this additionally guidelines out a possible spin-off with different recreation characters like Yasuke the Black Samurai. Even the DLC for Nioh 2 stretched into the Heian period. Any potential Nioh sequel can be set in a unique time interval, and even in a very completely different setting altogether.

Elsewhere, the PlayStation 5’s SSD drive has decreased loading instances to the purpose the place open world video games have change into extra accessible to builders. An open world title is one thing Team Ninja want to deal with however, once more, not proper now. The group would need to put their very own spin on the style, making a title with “a lot of intensity” that’s “really action-packed from beginning to end”. It’s one other potential concept for the long run.

In the meantime, The Nioh Collection can be accessible on February 5. In celebration of Nioh 2 Remastered – The Complete Edition being half of that assortment, all Nioh 2 gamers can seize two new armor sets at no cost between February 5 and February 26.

[Source: Video Games Chronicle, TheGamer]