Lince Works has announced Aragami 2, which is set to release in early 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC. Aragami 2, a unique, handcrafted ninja gameplay experience, takes place 100 years after the events of the first game, originally published in 2016. In this upcoming sequel, a new story unfolds amongst the chaos of rival factions and an insatiable thirst for power.
The game sets players off on an action-packed adventure that takes place in a fantastic world with influences from Asian culture, mythology and folklore, in which powerful military factions rule the lands. It is a time of war, unrest and conflict in which players will live out their ultimate ninja fantasy as Aragami, encountering vivid stealth sequences and epic battles with stunningly choreographed combat.
Lince Works’ first Aragami title launched in 2016 as a Tenchu-style stealth game that revitalized the classic ninja genre by introducing unique gameplay mechanics that felt both challenging and fast for players. With a striking art style inspired by Japanese mythology and culture, Aragami positioned the studio in the global landscape with a well-accomplished ninja game. Since launch, Aragami has sold over 600,000 copies worldwide on all platforms, a remarkable accomplishment for their first self-published game.
Fans of the franchise and stealth games alike will find new a fresh action stealth experience in Aragami 2. The game features more agile stealth mechanics, new combat features, and a gripping narrative. The game also encourages players to engage in their ninja power fantasy with their friends. Ninja groups of up to three players can tackle the campaign together, hopping in and out at their leisure.
“It was as important to us as it was for players to bring back Aragami and this time we wanted to bring it all in. Multiple features, such as the combat system, were scrapped in the early development of the original Aragami game since we didn’t have enough resource to build them,” said David Leon, Aragami 2’s Game Director. “This sequel will bring a sensational new world, story and fresh gameplay mechanics to create a totally new experience, adding combat and cooperation to our core stealth mechanics. We think players are going to love it and we can’t wait to show you more of it.”