Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night time is getting a brand new crossover with… err… Journey?
The award-profitable 2012 journey recreation has impressed a brand new boss space in Bloodstained which will probably be added in Replace 1.4 on August 23, 2022.
“This new part of the fortress, The Tunnels, is impressed by the imagery and stage design of Journey, however with a Bloodstained twist,” reads an official announcement. “Hidden behind a secret entrance, the Tunnels are massive and would require exploration and shard talents to navigate.”
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night time was launched in 2019 – a Metroidvania that tells the story of Miriam, a Shardbinder who was forcibly fused with demonically charged crystals to attune her to the demon’s powers.
And it’s not the primary time we’ve seen Bloodstained crossover with different widespread video games.
Earlier this yr, Aurora from Little one of Gentle made her debut in Bloodstained as a playable character, and now it appears to be like as if the epic, sprawling journey of Journey has made its approach into the facet-scrolling RPG.
After discovering the brand new space and combating your approach by way of it, you’ll be confronted by the extent’s Guardian. Besting it would reward you with a particular, Journey-inspired equippable merchandise… however there’s at the moment no phrase on what that truly is.
It’s clearly a should-have for Journey followers, no matter it’s. However you’ll have to seek out The Tunnels first.
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The brand new boss space will seem after you’ve gotten freed Gebel and unlocked the Den of Behemoths. In response to the Bloodstained workforce, the room with the doorway resulting in The Tunnels will probably be marked on the fortress map. Simply head to the highlighted space to start your Journey.
After all, there are a number of bug fixes in Replace 1.4 too – you possibly can discover all of them right here.
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