Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is getting a brand new crossover with… err… Journey?
The award-winning 2012 journey sport has impressed a brand new boss space in Bloodstained which might be added in Update 1.4 on August 23, 2022.
“This new section of the castle, The Tunnels, is inspired by the imagery and level design of Journey, but with a Bloodstained twist,” reads an official announcement. “Hidden behind a secret entrance, the Tunnels are large and will require exploration and shard abilities to navigate.”
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night 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 12 months, Aurora from Child of Light 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 manner into the side-scrolling RPG.
After discovering the brand new space and preventing your manner by it, you’ll be confronted by the extent’s Guardian. Besting it’ll reward you with a particular, Journey-inspired equippable merchandise… however there’s presently no phrase on what that really is.
It’s clearly vital for Journey followers, no matter it’s. But you’ll have to seek out The Tunnels first.
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The new boss space will seem after you might have freed Gebel and unlocked the Den of Behemoths. According to the Bloodstained group, the room with the doorway resulting in The Tunnels might be marked on the fort map. Just head to the highlighted space to start your Journey.
Of course, there are just a few bug fixes in Update 1.4 too – yow will discover all of them right here.
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