A trailer simply dropped for Kena: Bridge of Spirits that exhibits off the brand new content material being added with the “Anniversary Replace.” This replace shall be free and is releasing on September 27, 2022 (through IGN). On this date, the sport will even develop into obtainable for the primary time on Steam, because it was beforehand an Epic Games Store unique on PC.
The content material to be added is kind of substantial for a free replace, doubtless sufficient to carry again gamers which have already had their fill of the bottom recreation. It provides a brand new recreation+, permitting the participant to begin a brand new playthrough with skills already unlocked. It additionally provides customization choices for Kena within the type of outfits, a much-requested characteristic the bottom recreation didn’t have. Past that, they’ve added new enemies, new boss phases, new skills, and a brand new gameplay customization possibility known as charmstones, which allow you to give Kena sure situational buffs. For instance, giving Kena eight seconds of elevated melee injury after being hit. Some charmstones, nonetheless, hinder you, permitting for a better problem.
Essentially the most substantial addition within the replace is a brand new recreation mode, the Spirit Information Problem Trials. This recreation mode will contain each fight and puzzle fixing. A PlayStation blog post reveals that the trials are divided into impediment programs, wave defenses and boss displays. Impediment programs are playable platforming challenges. Wave defences are a sort of round-based horde mode, the place enemy mixtures develop into more and more tougher with every subsequent wave. Lastly, boss displays is a mode that permits gamers to replay the sport’s boss battles.
These trials shall be how gamers unlock the brand new outfits Kena can put on, all impressed by the characters you meet all through the story. Finishing particular bonus aims inside trials will give gamers much more variations, by permitting them to vary the outfit’s colours. An unique apparel known as the shadow outfit will solely be obtainable to those that order the deluxe version of the sport.
The replace for Kena: Bridge of Spirits releases on September 27.