Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom PRINCE’S EDITION, the critically acclaimed game developed by LEVEL-5 that features character design from legendary artist Yoshiyuki Momose and music by world-famous composer Joe Hisaishi, arrives on Nintendo Switch on 17 September 2021.
Players will follow the story of Evan Pettwhisker Tildrum, a kid who lost his promised throne in the kingdom of Ding Dong Dell and sets himself on a quest to establish a new kingdom, thus uniting his world under a reign of happiness and freedom with the help of the friends he will make along his journey.
The PRINCE’S EDITION will, in addition to the standard game, contain the following DLCs:
SINGAPORE – 11 June, 2019 – BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia today announced Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered™, an enhanced version of 2013’s beloved action role-playing game featuring upgraded graphics on PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC.
The original version of Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will also be available on Nintendo Switch™, marking its official debut on a handheld platform. Both versions are set to release on 20 September, 2019.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered on PlayStation 4 and PC features brilliant new visual enhancements by QLOC, letting PlayStation 4 players enjoy the game at 1080p resolution and with a super-smooth frame rate of 60 frames per second (FPS). PlayStation 4 Pro users can also opt for a true 4K resolution at 30 FPS, or 1440p at 60FPS. PC players will be able to play the game up to a 4K resolution and 60 FPS.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch on Nintendo Switch is the first handheld iteration of the acclaimed title adapted by Engine Software. It will let Switch players experience the game with 720p resolution at 30 FPS in TV mode at home, or in handheld mode on the go. The game retains the same dynamic fight system combining real-time action and turn-based tactical elements, as well as the dozens of locations and hundreds of creatures that comprise the vast universe of Ni no Kuni.
Originally developed by LEVEL-5, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’s tale unfolds through animation storyboarded and created by the legendary Studio Ghibli, with music composed by award-winning musician Joe Hisaishi.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch tells the charming yet tragic story of Oliver, a young boy who embarks on a journey to another world – one filled with familiars and foes – in hopes of bringing back his mother following a tragic incident. With a copy of the Wizard’s Companion book in hand and trusted friend Drippy by his side, Oliver must traverse exotic lands to tame familiars and take on malevolent foes. With his newly formed team of friends and familiars, it’s up to Oliver to overcome the challenges of personal growth and fierce enemies in order to save his mom.
The new DLC episode for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, The Tale of a Timeless Tome, will be available on March 19, 2019 for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PC via STEAM®. The new episode will include new memories of Evan’s friends, more fighting methods, new locations, and characters.
Evan and his friends hear a rumour about a mysterious rabbit dressed in a tuxedo that is being seen in people’s dreams. Evan decides to investigate by staying at the Goldpaw Inn. When Evan falls asleep, he finds himself in a dream world and encounters the rabbit who tells them he is the conductor. Who is this off character and what is his objective?
New Episodes, Characters and Methods
Along with new story elements, players will be able to discover new Methods to help customise their style of battle. One of the new methods, “Wizard’s Companion” may sound familiar to Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch players. Find out what Evan and his friends can do with these new Methods!
New Battle Content “The Solosseum Slog”
The Solosseum Slog is a new battle arena that challenges players against strong enemies. Winning will net players new items as a reward!
“We at LEVEL-5 have been working hard the past several months on finalising new content for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. Today we are excited to share that we will be releasing a new chapter for Ni no Kuni II, ‘The Tale of a Timeless Tome.’ Players will gain a deeper understanding of their favorite characters, journey through new areas, and much more. We appreciate our fans’ patience and will have more to share soon.”
– Akihiro Hino, CEO, Level-5
The Tale of a Timeless Tome DLC will be available for download on March 19, 2019 as part of the Season Pass, as well as for individual purchase.
Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom’s first major DLC “The Lair of the Lost Lord” will be released on December 13, 2018 @ 10:00 JST.
Players looking for a challenge can take on the new random dungeon “Labyrinth” to earn themselves some bountiful rewards, but you will have to get past the Prince of Wraiths first. The upcoming DLC comes replete with new equipment, main character back stories and much more.
Click here for more information on what’s coming up in the new DLC, or watch the trailer above!
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom‘s next DLC “The Lair of the Lost Lord” will be making its way to you soon and we take a first look at what’s new in this upcoming major update.
The main feature of this DLC is the new random dungeon “Labyrinth”. Set at a higher difficulty than the “Faraway Forest”, players can challenge themselves and score some worthy rewards. Additionally, the DLC brings with it a brand new “Martial Method” system introducing a completely different fighting style and a plethora of other contents such as new weapons, and quests that tell the past of the main characters.
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Introducing “Labyrinth”, the new random dungeon!
A mysterious gate has suddenly appeared in the Rubby Ruins, which leads to the “Labyrinth”, the chaotic root of the tainted.
Prince of Wraiths, the ruler of the labyrinth is planning to use the taint to destroy Evan’s kingdom, Evermore, and it is up to Evan to step into the Labyrinth and put a stop to it.
The labyrinth was made a long time ago, but over the course of time have become a chaotic dungeon. The taint flooding from the gate indicates the terror lying in wait below in the labyrinth. What could possibly be waiting at the end of the dungeon?
Challenge the new boss, “Prince of Wraiths”
Players can now challenge the “Prince of Wraiths”, who was once the king of Ebbswane, a kingdom that used to exist in the Heartlands. Many have tried to take on this mysterious ruler of the Labyrinth, but none has made it back alive.
The taint seems to have made the king into the “Prince of Wraiths”, but what could his purpose be?
New ”Martial Method” system
The new “Martial Method” system is designed to enhance the player’s battle style and is obtainable from memories of people you meet throughout your journey. What would this new system bring to the battle style?
More than 80 new equipment items
More than 80 new weapons and armors will be added in the new DLC.
While one shines bright as a jewel, another unleashes an ominous aura…
Additional new quests for main characters
Not much has been revealed about the past of Evan’s friends, but newly added quests would reveal the back story of the main characters!
Rematch with the “??????”
Challenge yourself by having a rematch with the boss you once fought in the main story.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe announces today that the release of Ni no Kuni II: REVENANT KINGDOM™ has been postponed until 19th January 2018. To communicate this change to fans, Akihiro Hino – CEO and President of the world-renowned video game studio LEVEL-5 Inc. – has realized a video available here.
‘We have decided that more development time is required in order to deliver the full Ni no Kuni II experience to our fans. I deeply apologise to those who have been looking forward to the game’s release. Please rest assured, however, that we will continue to strive to provide a deep and satisfying single player experience that our fans can look forward to enjoying.’, said Akihiro Hino CEO and President of LEVEL-5 Inc.
The video also contains more info regarding online mode and E3 awards.
Developed by Level-5, Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is coming to you!
To become a rightful leader and develop his kingdom, Evan will first have to forge a Kingsbond with a unique creature called the Kingmaker.
In his adventures Evan will have to fight evil in a world plunged into darkness in order to let light return.
On his quest to found his Kingdom, Evan will face numerous challenges and will have to make the right choices to get to unite his world.