Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is now available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and it will release for the Nintendo Switch next week. A launch trailer has been released to celebrate the game’s launch, which you can watch above.
In addition to the game launching, it was also revealed that 13 DLC post launch packs will be free for all players. You can find more information on the full digital and retail release schedule below.
Bloodstained will be available for purchase at the following dates and times:
PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One:
o Tuesday, June 18
§ 7 a.m. UTC (GMT) / 12:01 a.m. PDT on Sony PlayStation Network (Europe, Korea*)
§ 7 a.m. UTC (GMT) / 12:01 a.m. PDT on Xbox Games Store (North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand)
§ 13:00 UTC (GMT) / 6 a.m. PDT on Steam and GOG (NA, EU and ANZ; Steam only in all Asian territories*)
§ 17:00 UTC (GMT) / 10 a.m. PDT on Sony PlayStation Network (North America)
o Wednesday, June 19 on PS4 in Southeast Asia including Hong Kong and Taiwan*
Nintendo Switch: Tuesday, June 25 on Nintendo Game Store (NA, EU, ANZ, Korea and SEA including Hong Kong and Taiwan*)
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One:
o Tuesday, June 18 on both consoles at participating North American and Korean retailers
o Wednesday, June 19 on PS4 in SEA including Hong Kong and Taiwan*
o Thursday, June 20 on both consoles at participating retailers in Spain, Portugal, Australia and New Zealand
o Friday, June 21 on both consoles at participating retailers in U.K., France, Italy, Germany and other European territories
o Tuesday, June 25 at participating retailers in North America, Korea and SEA including Hong Kong and Taiwan*
o Thursday, June 27 at participating retailers in Spain, Portugal, Australia and New Zealand
o Friday, June 28 at participating retailers in U.K., France, Italy, Germany and other European territories
All standard versions of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night are priced at $39.99.
About Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Conceived by the legendary Koji Igarashi, the renowned godfather of the beloved Igavania genre, and featuring music by Mirichu Yamane (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night) and Ippo Yamada (Resident Evil), Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a modern, side-scrolling action RPG experience that will satisfy long-time fans of Iga’s previous work, as well as entice players new to his legacy. Everything in Bloodstained is rendered in loving 3D detail on a 2D side-scrolling environment that evolves as players progress through the biggest game map of his career, giving them more to explore and enjoy.
Set in 18th century England, where a paranormal force has summoned a demon-infested castle, revealing crystal shards infused with tremendous magical power, players of Bloodstained take on the role of Miriam, an orphan scarred by an alchemist curse which slowly crystallizes her body, enabling her to use spells, weapons, special items and abilities to tailor the game to their playstyle. To save humanity and herself, Miriam must fight through the castle while collecting, crafting and unlocking a vast array of weapons, equipment and loot to defeat the summoner Gebel and the countless minions and bosses of hell that await.
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