Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 is in development for PC and current-gen systems, it was announced today.
Inti Creates has announced Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2.
The game is in development for PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One and was announced today during the New Game+ Expo.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was one of the most successful videogame Kickstarters of all time—so successful, in fact, that it raised enough money to fund a “prequel mini-game,” which was released in 2018 as Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon. That turned out to be a really good game in its own right: We called it “a Castlevania-inspired throwback that’s 8-bit of alright” in an 80/100 review.
The new story was overseen by series creator Koji Igarashi and will focus on the swordsman Zangetsu. Like the first game, you can pick up playable allies to add to your character roster. Those include the exorcist Dominique you may recognize from Ritual of the Night, along with the marksman Robert and the enchanted armor Hachi.
Check out an overview of the game:
Curse of the Moon 2 brings classic 2D action and a dark, 8-bit aesthetic together with modern playability. The multiple-scenario structure of the previous title returns with an epic new story supervised by IGA (Koji Igarashi) himself.
Players take control of Zangetsu, a swordsman from the Far East who bears a deep grudge against demonkind. Zangetsu must battle his way to the demonic stronghold, but he doesn’t have to do it alone! Zangetsu can ally himself with a brand new cast of characters he meets along the way and add them to the playable roster.
Three brand-new playable characters appear in Curse of the Moon 2, including the exorcist Dominique. Each new character adds a variety of gameplay options, abilities, and ways to complete the games’ many stages.
Here is the trailer:
Curse of the Moon 2 is coming soon to PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.