A new Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty demo has been released.
It features two early stages of the game, Chapter 1: Village of Calamity and Chapter 2: Two Chivalrous Heroes.
Save data from the demo will transfer to the final game when it’s released in March, and those who complete it will obtain the ‘Crouching Dragon Helmet’ DLC for the full game.
Online multiplayer will also feature in the demo, which follows a separate time-limited demo released last year.
Announced during the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase last summer, Fallen Dynasty is billed as a joint creation from Team Ninja producers Fumihiko Yasuda (Nioh) and Masaaki Yamagiwa (Bloodborne).
It “follows a nameless militia soldier who is faced with a conspiracy surrounding a potent elixir with mysterious powers.
“Along the way, the soldier not only encounters countless demons and monsters, but famous warlords and military masterminds from history, including Liu Bei, Cao Cao, and Sun Jian.”
“Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty could almost pass for another entry in the Nioh series, with a similar cocktail of exploration, RPG progression and brutal close quarters fights,” VGC wrote in a recent Wo Long preview.
“Rather than a continuation, however, Wo Long promises to be more of a sidestep, forging its own identity with different lore and systems. No doubt, the family resemblance with Nioh remains, but the shift may be more akin to that between From Software’s Dark Souls, Bloodborne and Sekiro.”