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    Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night update releases March 31st, adds playable character Aurora from Child of Light

    505Games and ArtPlay announced a new update releasing on March 31st for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on PS4, Xbox One and PC! Players on Switch will see the update arrive at a later date. The update adds playable character Aurora from Ubisoft’s Child of Light. Read up on more details and check out the announcement trailer below:

    We are thrilled to announce that the next playable (and free!) character for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is Aurora, from the blockbuster platformer RPG Child of Light!

    Aurora has lost her way and awoken in a strange, dangerous new land. Armed with the Sword of Matildis and accompanied by the loyal Igniculus, she must find a way to escape. Despite the dire situation, Aurora is not alone. Johannes is on hand to help her increase her power by transmuting items found in chests throughout the game.

    In addition to her sword, Aurora begins her adventure with the help of her trusted friend Igniculus and the directional Light Ray skill. Igniculus acts on his own and can temporarily slow down enemies or heal Aurora with a flash of light. The Light Ray uses MP and shines in front of Aurora. Enemies caught in the light lock on will suffer damage.

    Throughout her journey, Aurora gains power by defeating enemies and absorbing Shards. The Grade of each ability can be improved by collecting more shards of the same type and, with the help of Johannes, you can level up the Rank.

    After defeating certain bosses, she will grow stronger and gain additional abilities as she ages. Each stage of her progression will add to her movement abilities and unlock previously inaccessible parts of the castle.

    Starting a game as Aurora is simple. From the Main Menu, find an open save slot and start a new game. After choosing the save file name, you’ll be able to choose your starting character: Miriam, Zangetsu or Aurora. (Bloodless is chosen by naming a new save BLOODLESS in all caps).

    The Child of Light crossover will launch on March 31th on PC, PlayStation and Xbox. Switch will launch at a later date, stay tuned for news.

    The update is labeled as 1.30 for most platforms. You can learn more by checking out the game’s Current Status Page.

    We hope you enjoy playing as Aurora! Thank you for playing Bloodstained!

    -The Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Team

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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: [email protected]

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