Nioh Celebrates 1 Million in Sales With Golden Armor

The Dark Souls/Ninja Gaiden mashup is doing quite well for Team Ninja.


Nioh has taken the Dark Souls and Ninja Gaiden formulas, thrown them into a blender and come out with a rather difficult, but popular, game. It is so popular in fact that the game has hit the one million sales figure less than a month after launch.

Koei Tecmo revealed the numbers in a press release (via Siliconera), and promptly agreed to celebrate with the release of a special gift for fans. The Golden Nioh Armor will be part of a 1.04 update today, and the company said it will be extending the early purchase program for the game, which grants the Crimson Master Armor, until March 1.

Nioh has proven particularly difficult for many players, but that hasn't stopped one die-hard expert Distortion2 from completing the game in a then-record 96+ minutes, despite dying six times. He has since shaved that down to 85 minutes.

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    February 24, 2017 11:40 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Nioh Celebrates 1 Million in Sales With Golden Armor

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      February 24, 2017 11:42 AM

      I know Gold is all pretty and shit, but it's not a very good material to make armor out of. Heavy and way too maleable.

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      February 24, 2017 11:45 AM

      I am enjoying the game, look forward to getting back to it tomorrow.

      I think I just got to the 3rd map area? I started out as a skill build using dual katanas, but i got a ridiculous purple katana from a revenant that has A skill rating as a rare property, so my damage output is insane even with the "wrong" weapon type for the build I am using. It also does +water damage, which is useful against both human and yokai enemies. Fun times.

      I think I am gonna try to mess around more with the kusarigama too.

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      February 25, 2017 11:17 AM

      Didnt the 1.05 update just come out yesterday?

      This game is really good. (and damn hard)

      It mixes Dark Souls, a touch of Ninja Gaiden, and a whole lot of Diablo.
      especially when your geared up and running lower lvl twilights just cutting through enemies like cheese.. so much epic lootz

      My only complaint is a lack of environments. Its kinda samey

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