Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

Ni no Kuni II Box Art
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    Jan 19, 2018

Ni no Kuni II is a role-playing game developed by Japanese studio Level-5 and published by Bandai Namco. While seemingly set in the same world as the award-winning Wrath of the White Witch, it takes place during a different time period, and follows an entirely new cast of characters.

The game’s protagonist is a young cat-eared prince named Evan, who becomes king after his father’s abrupt passing, but is immediately ousted from the position by the nefarious royal adviser, Otto Mausinger. Barely escaping with his life, Evan embarks on a quest to reclaim his kingdom, with some help from a band of sky pirates and a visitor from another world.

Pre-order Bonuses

Ni no Kuni II - Day One Edition

Pre-order Ni no Kuni II to receive the Day One Edition with the Special Swords Set DLC depicted above. The set includes five rare weapons, namely Jade Katana, Siren’s Sabre, Cloudcutter, The Bleeding Edge, and Greenling Glaive. Any additional bonuses from retailers or digital storefronts are listed below:

There also are three premium editions of the game available in the US, as detailed below.

Digital Deluxe Edition

Ni no Kuni II - Digital Deluxe Edition

The Digital Deluxe Edition is priced at $79.99 and includes the game, the aforementioned pre-order bonuses, a starter equipment package, and the Season Pass. The latter grants access to two future game expansions that are said to add hours of additional gameplay.

Premium Edition

Ni no Kuni II - Premium Edition

Also priced at $79.99, the physical Premium Edition does not include the Season Pass, but comes with the following extras instead:

  • Premium Edition Packaging
  • Steelbook Case
  • 3D Papercraft Kit
  • Music CD Collection
  • Dragon’s Tooth Sword DLC

Collector’s Edition

Ni no Kuni II - Collector's Edition

Finally, there’s the massive $199.99 Collector’s Edition, of which only 25,000 individually-numbered units will be manufactured. In short, it includes everything listed under the previous two editions, and more:

  • Collector’s Edition Packaging
  • Steelbook Case
  • 3D Papercraft Kit with Display Case
  • Music CD Collection
  • The Making of Ni no Kuni II Blu-Ray
  • Lofty Plush
  • Chibi Mechanical Rotating Diorama
  • Ni no Kuni 2 Visual Arts Book
  • Dragon’s Tooth Sword DLC
  • Season Pass

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom will be released on January 19, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and Steam simultaneously.

Comments

  • Anonymous's avatar
    Anonymous
    July 14, 2017 at 12:23

    Game release date was delayed and was changed to January 19th, 2018. https://twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS/status/885483985345757184

    • Andrew's avatar
      Andrew
      July 15, 2017 at 04:42

      Thanks.

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