PlayStation Celebrates Rise of the Ronin with Exciting Behind-the-Scenes Insights

PlayStation is thrilled to see the enthusiastic reception for Rise of the Ronin, Team Ninja's latest action-packed title. Fans have been drawing comparisons to previous works like "Ninja Gaiden" and "Nioh," noting the familiar elements woven into this new adventure. In celebration, PlayStation is sharing exclusive behind-the-scenes development stories, revealing intriguing connections to these iconic games.

Connections to Ninja Gaiden and Nioh

One fascinating tidbit involves the Iga-Ninja Armor in Rise of the Ronin, which pays homage to "Ninja Gaiden," another beloved title from Team Ninja. This connection, along with others, highlights the studio's rich legacy and the thoughtful integration of its past successes into Rise of the Ronin.

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Upcoming Update: New Content and Improvements

In addition to these insights, PlayStation will release a new update for Rise of the Ronin later this week, featuring a host of new and expanded content:

New Content:

  • 5 New Ally Missions: Expanding the narrative and offering fresh challenges.
  • Midnight Mode Enhancements: Players can opt for Public Order deterioration during replays.
  • Level Sync Feature: Added to missions from "Testament of the Soul."
  • New Set Bonuses: Two additional bonuses for Midnight difficulty.
  • Dojo Training Partners: New training options to hone skills.
  • Martial Skill Bonuses: Enhancements and target score limits raised.

Gameplay Improvements:

  • Weapon Style Expansion: Equip the same weapon type on both slots to expand styles to a maximum of six.
  • Special Equipment Adjustments: Special gear will be given even without player confessions.
  • Character Interactions: Greetings with characters post-breakup will normalize over time.
  • Asynchronous Character Selection: Easier selection process.

Stay tuned for these exciting updates and continue to enjoy the immersive world of Rise of the Ronin. For further information, read the full PlayStation blog.

Happy gaming!