There's just over a fortnight until the release of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, four years after the Castlevania-inspired title was funded to the tune of $5,545,991, and the folks at ArtPlay are still revealing more about the game. For over a year, we've known that David Hayter — the lead voice of Konami's other famous series (well, until Metal Gear Solid V, anyway) — would be voicing a character called Zangetsu. Now they've revealed that Zangetsu will be the game's second playable character following main character Miriam. They've even teased a supposedly unpredictable third character but until they reveal more we can take the time to see Zangetsu in action, with the dulcet tones of Hayter in our ears, in a short trailer below.
As well as the Zangetsu news, Artplay have confirmed what we can expect to see in the game on day one, either included with the product or as part of a downloadable update. Available on release alongside the base game will be:
Those will be available when Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night releases on June 18th, while Zangetsu will be added for free "after launch".
- Nightmare Mode
- New Game Plus
- 8-bit retro level
- Cheat codes
We've got the full list of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.
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