Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Adds Playable Character Zangetsu

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Adds Playable Character Zangetsu

Publisher 505 Games and developer ArtPlay have released a new trailer for Bloodstained Ritual of the Night adding a new playable character Zangetsu.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Adds Playable Character Zangetsu

In a short but sweet trailer 505 Games have announced the second playable character for upcoming Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. The first character was Miriam who up until has been the feature of gameplay trailers.

In this latest 30 second trailer it introduces Zangetsu known as the samurai “avenger” who wields a “Zangetsuto” katana as his weapon of choice to hunt demons. According to the trailer description, he will be free and playable when Bloodstained is launched in June. The voice of Zangetsu comes from the voice talent David Hayter who has voiced Snake in the Metal Gear series who in the trailer “vows to cut down all demons”.

According to an article by Gematsu, come launch day Nightmare Mode, 8-bit retro level and cheat codes will be available.

You watch the trailer below:

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is releasing on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on June 18th, while the Switch version arriving a few days later on June 25th.

Don’t miss out the Steelbook edition which is available from selected retailers, you can learn more about the Bloodstained Ritual of the Night pre-orders here.

If you enjoyed this article be sure to check out our Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night preview to see what we thought. You can also watch the release announcement trailer to see the difference in visuals during development in Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Gets Release Date. Those interested in completing the spin-off title Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon check out our trophy guide to help you achieve 100% of the achievements.


News Editor at Fextralife. Yuria is an avid PC gamer and Twitch streamer who enjoys online multi-player games and believes games should have amazing storylines not just great graphics.

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