Nioh’s Defiant Honor DLC launches in late July

Sony and Team Ninja have announced the release date for Nioh’s second major DLC pack, Defiant Honor.

According to this recent PlayStation Blog post, players will be able to download and play Defiant Honor starting on July 25. As with Nioh’s previous DLC pack, Dragon of the North, Defiant Honor will contain both new story content and new gameplay additions. The DLC pack’s story will focus on the legendary warrior Sanada Yukimura and will be mainly centered around the nigh impregnable Osaka Castle. As for new gameplay features, Defiant Honor will include the following:

  • The new Tonfa weapon type
  • New armor sets, magic items, and Guardian Spirits to collect
  • New Yokai enemies to fight
  • New story missions and sub-missions

Defiant Honor will be free for those who own Nioh’s season pass, and it will be available as a standalone $9.99 purchase as well. One more DLC pack is slated to be released after Defiant Honor.