Gamers and fans of Japanese history can rejoice as the highly anticipated game, Rise of the Ronin, is now available for pre-order in its Digital Deluxe Edition. Developed by the seasoned creators of Nioh and Ninja Gaiden, this action-packed adventure promises an immersive journey through the turmoil of 19th-century Japan. With a rich narrative, deep combat system, and stunning visuals, this game is poised to be a standout experience for PlayStation 5 users.
Deluxe digital content
For those who choose the Digital Deluxe Edition, here’s what you can expect to find in the package:
Rise of the Ronin full game: Dive into the epic saga of a masterless warrior who holds the fate of Japan in their hands. The game offers multiple paths and outcomes based on your choices and alliances.
Iga Ninja’s Staff: Unleash the power of the Iga Ninja with this exclusive weapon, ready to strike down your foes with precision.
Toyokuni paired swords: These blades are a testament to your mastery in combat, offering a unique and deadly fighting style.
Bando warrior armor set: Protect yourself in style with this formidable armor set, giving you an edge in battles.
Japanese formal wear set: Switch to a more elegant attire with this costume set, perfect for those moments when you need to make a statement.
Digital art book: Immerse yourself in the world of Rise of the Ronin with a digital art book that showcases the game’s stunning visuals and concept art.
Digital soundtrack: Let the music of 19th-century Japan accompany you on your journey with the game’s mesmerizing digital soundtrack.
As if the Deluxe Digital Content isn’t enticing enough, pre-order customers will also receive early access to some exciting in-game perks:
Early access to four combat styles: Gain an advantage in combat with early access to four unique combat styles, each suited to different weapons. This includes Hayabusa-ryu for Katana, Hayabusa-ryu for Naginata, Nioh-ryu for Katana, and Aisu Kage-ryu for Katana.
Early access to Iga Ninja’s Katana: Wield the legendary Iga Ninja’s Katana, a weapon of precision and power.
Early access to Iga Ninja’s Armor set: Don the iconic armor of the Iga Ninja, known for their stealth and deadly skills.
With these bonuses and deluxe content, Rise of the Ronin promises an unforgettable gaming experience.
The tale of the Ronin unfolds
Set in 1863, during a tumultuous period in Japanese history, Rise of the Ronin thrusts players into the shoes of a nameless warrior, a Ronin, who must navigate a world thrown into chaos. The arrival of Western forces and the decline of the Tokugawa Shogunate have left Japan in disarray, with war, disease, and political unrest sweeping the land.
Players will forge their path and make crucial decisions that shape the course of history. The narrative unfolds dynamically, presenting various outcomes based on the choices made and the alliances formed. This rich multi-choice system allows players to decide the fate of key figures – whether to assassinate or protect them – ultimately impacting the destiny of Japan.
Engage in deep and accessible combat
Rise of the Ronin boasts a combat system developed by the creators of Nioh and Ninja Gaiden, promising a thrilling and accessible experience. Whether you prefer close-quarters combat or long-range warfare with period firearms, the game accommodates all playstyles.
The combat system offers layers of complexity, ensuring that both veterans and newcomers to the genre can enjoy the intense action and master their preferred fighting style.
Explore a historically-inspired world
The game transports players to the “Bakumatsu” period, where the end of the Shogunate gives birth to a new era marked by the collision of East and West. Rise of the Ronin offers an open-world experience, allowing players to interact with key historical figures who will shape the nation’s destiny, as well as ordinary citizens seeking guidance in a chaotic world. The game’s stunning visuals and attention to detail bring 19th-century Japan to life like never before.
Immersive PlayStation 5 features
PlayStation 5 users are in for a treat with Rise of the Ronin. The game leverages the power of the console to provide an unparalleled gaming experience.
Haptic feedback with DualSense wireless controller: Feel the impact of combat with haptic feedback, immersing you in the action like never before.
Adaptive triggers: Experience the authentic sensation of firing a matchlock rifle with the DualSense wireless controller’s adaptive triggers.
3D Spatial Audio: Whether through built-in TV speakers or analog/USB stereo headphones, the game offers immersive 3D spatial audio, allowing players to hear the world around them in stunning detail.
Lightning-fast load times: PlayStation 5’s rapid load times ensure you spend less time waiting and more time immersed in the game’s world.
A beautifully-rendered 19th-century Japan
Rise of the Ronin has painstakingly recreated 19th-century Japan with remarkable attention to detail. Players can expect to explore a visually stunning and historically accurate representation of Japan during this tumultuous era.
With its pre-order bonuses, Deluxe Digital Edition content, and exciting PlayStation 5 features, Rise of the Ronin is poised to be a must-play title for fans of action-adventure games and Japanese history enthusiasts alike. Pre-order your copy today to embark on an epic journey through a turbulent period in Japan’s history.