Set in Japan during the late 1500s, most of Nioh 2 storyline chapters are a prequel to Nioh, while the end chapters of the story take place after the first games last storyline following the Siege of Osaka.
What time period does Nioh take place?
1600 Nioh is set in 1600 within a fictionalized dark fantasy version of the late Sengoku period, a time when the clans of Japan were at war prior to the unification under the Tokugawa shogunate and the beginning of the Edo period.
Is Nioh 2 a Nioh prequel?
Despite being a numbered successor, Nioh 2 is actually a prequel, set initially a few decades before the first games protagonist – William Adams – makes his way east in pursuit of a meddling sorcerer.
Is Nioh 2 historically accurate?
It turns out both Nioh characters William and Edward Kelley are based on real world historical figures, one of whom made a big splash in Japan hundreds of years ago.
Is Nioh 2 harder than?
Albeit the consensus is that Nioh 2 is more relaxed than its predecessor, it is a difficult game. Nioh 2 has one of the best (if not the best) co-op systems weve seen in a Souls-like thus far. Playing the game entirely in co-op might be easier than Dark Souls, even if the difference is close.
Did Nioh 1 sell well?
The Nioh franchise has just reached a very impressive milestone. Team Ninjas Souls-like action role-playing ninja series has reached 5 million copies sold worldwide; doing so in just over four years since the original Nioh launched in 2017.