Bloodstained Improves Stability And Performance

505 Games have updated Bloodstained:Ritual of the Night to Version 1.04 on Nintendo Switch which improves stability issues such as crashes experienced while interacting with bookcases, fixes an issue with corruption during dialogue, improves performance related to animations, plus general bug fixes. Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Bloodstained Receives IGA’s Back Pack

The IGA’s Back Pack DLC is now available for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night in Japan priced at ¥1,408. The pack will give you access to the powerful and fan favourite Swordwhip weapon, as well as an epic encounter against a super powerful boss; Koji Igarashi himself! Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Bloodstained Graphics and Performance Update

505 Games have updated Bloodstained:Ritual of the Night to Version 1.03 on Nintendo Switch with improvements to Input Lag, Visual Quality, Crashes, and Load Times. Patch notes added below along with the update trailer. Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Bloodstained Now Available in Japan

After numerous delays, Bloodstained:Ritual of the Night is finally available for Nintendo Switch in Japan with Game Source Entertainment publishing the physical version and 505 Games publishing the digital. Check out four new trailers below and the Japanese website here. Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Packaged Version Dated

Game Source Entertainment will be publishing the packaged version of the metroidvania game Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for Nintendo Switch in Japan on 24 October, priced at ¥6,028 and coming with a soundtrack CD which includes all 46 songs. Box art added below…

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Bloodstained Physical Release Confirmed For Japan

With the uncertainty over the release date of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night in Japan, it now appears that Game Source Entertainment will publish a packaged version, likely in early September, priced at ¥5,918 including tax. The Steam version will be available in Japan on 18 June with backers set to receive a Steam key on that date in addition to the Switch version when launched. Thanks to Automaton.

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Bloodstained Dated For Japan

505 Games will also be publishing the metroidvania Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for Nintendo Switch in Japan on 25 June 2019 with the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One versions arriving one week earlier, on 18 June. Price is still TBD. Via 4Gamer.


In other news today: Devil May Cry will also release in Japan this Summer and be digital only.

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Dated

505 Games have announced that the gothic horror action side-scrolling RPG Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will release for Nintendo Switch in the West on 25 June (other platforms on 18 June) with an updated art and graphical style. I’ll update this post once Japan is confirmed. Release date announcement trailer added below…

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