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Is Rise of the Ronin a Souls-like game?

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Rise of the Ronin is a brand new RPG developed by Team Ninja, scheduled for release on March 22, 2024. But is it a Soulslike or not? Everything you need to know.

Rise of the Ronin takes place during the Bakumatsu era in Japan, which marks the end of the Shogunate rule. You will experience a complex story in a vast open world, where you will meet key characters who will help you shape the history of your country.

However, Rise of the Ronin is a game from Team Ninja, who is famous for developing Nioh. Therefore, a question that many players are asking is whether this upcoming game will be a Souls-style game or not.

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So here's everything we know so far.

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Rise of the Ronin is not a purely Soulslike game

Will Rise of the Ronin be a Soulslike?

Rise of the Ronin is not a pure Souls type game. Indeed, the game has been described as accessible and offers three difficulty levels : Dawn, Setting Sun and Dusk. In the game, Dawn will be the easiest difficulty, followed by the other two.

So, if you are a player new to Team Ninja games, you can choose the Dawn difficulty level to experience the story at your own pace. You will have access to additional healing as well as reduced Ki loss during combat. Additionally, you can always change the difficulty level at any time in the game.

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This means that Rise of the Ronin will be easier compared to games like Nioh. However, given that this is a Team Ninja game, you can expect some level of challenge even when playing on Dawn difficulty.

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