Publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment and Koei Tecmo studio Team NINJA have introduced Rise of the Ronina brand new action RPG due out for PlayStation 5 in 2024.
Get the first particulars beneath, by way of Team NINJA director and president Fumihiko Yasuda on the PlayStation Blog.
Here at Team NINJA, we’re extremely excited to introduce our very newest action RPG sport, which takes you on an epic and unprecedented journey as a Ronin at the daybreak of a brand new period in Japan. It was seven years in the past once we first began this undertaking. And since then, the improvement has progressed slowly and freely, very similar to the spirit of a Ronin. It is with nice pleasure to lastly convey this title to mild, and we’re stuffed with gratitude on having the ability to make this announcement with PlayStation who’ve supported us and this undertaking all through these a few years.
Rise of the Ronin is a fight targeted open-world action RPG that takes place in Japan at a time of nice change. It is the very finish of a 300-year lengthy Edo Period, generally often called “Bakumatsu.” Set in the late nineteenth century, Japan is dealing with the darkest of instances because it struggles with its oppressive rulers and lethal illnesses whereas western affect permeates as civil struggle continues to rage between the Tokugawa Shogunate and the Anti-Shogunate factions.
Here on this time of mayhem, you embody a Ronin character, a warrior certain to no grasp and free to make selections of his personal. Rise of the Ronin is a brand new Team NINJA expertise that can immerse you in an traditionally impressed world whereas bringing collectively its famend fight action with Katanas and the likes, with new firearm weaponry that depicts the distinctive persona of its time interval.
We at Koei Tecmo have had many titles in the previous that have been primarily based on historical past. But with Rise of the Ronin, we got down to take the subsequent massive step. By harnessing all the abilities and data we have gained over the years we actually wished to take issues to the subsequent stage by making an attempt to completely painting the most important revolution in the historical past of Japan together with the darkest and ugliest chapters that many will draw back from . This is undoubtedly the most bold and difficult undertaking for Team NINJA Studio to this point. Yet we’ll permit our expertise in creating samurai and ninja action video games to information us by this journey.
Beyond the action components, we might be steadfast in our efforts to create a multilayered story that showcases the world of the Bakumatsu interval and the revolution that passed off. The characters that you’ll meet all have their very own model of justice and motivations, and whether or not you resolve to aspect with or in opposition to them… every resolution you make will matter. With new fight action and unrestrained open gameplay, we’re trying ahead to setting you free as you immerse your self as a Ronin.
Watch the announcement trailer beneath. View the first screenshots at the gallery.