Nioh Update 1.10 for PS4 released with Increased Storage Space and more

Nioh update 1.10 for PS4 is now available for download. The latest update brings fixes and improvements to the game. The new update increases the storage space from 2,000 slots to 4,000 slots, implements countermeasures against cheating via data manipulation in PvP battles, offers up compensation for game balance adjustments, and much more.

Nioh Update 1.10 for PS4 features:

IMPORTANT

  • As compensation for game balance adjustments, items will be sent to those who have progressed to the way of the strong before version 1.09. Items will automatically be given from the area screen. These include:
    -1 Book of Reincarnation and 1 Koan Manual.
    -Gold (the amount depends on the number of times you have reforged items)
    -Divine fragments (the number depends on your current progress)
    -Anima Stones (the number depends on how many PVP battles you have fought)

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Added the Asakura, Mogami, and Gamo clans to clan battles.
  • Added combat titles for the new clans.
  • Increased storage space from 2000 slots to 4000 slots.
  • Added “+ value“ as a sort option for equipment.

PVP-RELATED ADJUSTMENTS

  • Implemented countermeasures against cheating via data manipulation in PVP battles.
  • Changed the rules for 1 vs 1 battles so that exceeding the time limit now counts as a loss for both players regardless of the current win/loss count. In addition to this change. The time limit has been increased from 100 seconds to 300 seconds.
  • The following changes have been made to 1 vs 1 stages:
    -The boundaries of “Doio: Spring” have been limited to indoors.
    -“Usuki, The Fishing Village” has been added.
    -“Dazaifu Shrine” has been added.
    -“The Underworld” has been removed.
    -“The Meadow” has been removed.
  • In PVP battles, all players’ Guardian Spirits are now set to the same level.
  • A sound effect is now played in 2 vs 2 battles when your ally dies.
  • You can now control the camera and switch between shortcuts during the countdown before a PVP battle.
  • When playing PVP battles started with Secret Words, you will receive back the ammo and consumable items you used after closing the results screen.

ADJUSTMENTS TO ATTACKS/SKILLS

  • Added the ability for certain skills to stagger the opponent (only in PVP battles). A unique icon will be displayed in the descriptions of such skills.
  • All attacks:
    -Adjusted the damage increase granted according to a player’s equipment weight. Now wearing light armor will grant an equal damage increase as wearing heavy armor.
    -Fixed a bug in regards to the amount of Ki consumed when using “Flash Attack” with an axe as your main weapon.
    -Reduced the amount of Ki used by the skill “Flash Attack”.
    -Living weapons’ quick and strong attacks can no longer be parried.
    -Reduced Ki damage taken when a player with low toughness guards an attack (in PVP battles only).
    -Increased Ki damage taken when a player with high toughness guards an attack (in PVP battles only).
  • Swords:
    -Increased the damage of Swords’ second quick attack in high stance.
    -Increased the damage of Swords’ fifth quick attack in low stance.
    -Increased the damage of the Sword skill “Morning Moon.”
    -Changed the Sword skill “Sword of Meditation” so the attack now initiates whenever you release the “Strong Attack” button during the action.
    In tandem with this update. The damage of fully charged attacks has been increased.
    -Increased the damage and animation speed of the sword skill “Night Rain”.
    -Successfully pulling off the Sword Skill “Leaf Glide” now grants a buff that increases attack power
    -Increased the damage of the Sword Skill “Haze” (outside of PVP battles).
  • Dual Swords:
    -Increased the damage of Dual Swords’ fourth quick attack in mid stance.
    -Increased the damage of Dual Swords’ third strong attack in mid stance.
    -Increased the damage of Dual Swords’ third quick attack in high stance.
    -Increased the timing at which you can cancel Dual Swords’ strong attacks in low stance with a Ki pulse or dodge.
    -A decreased the damage of the Dual Swords skills “Windstorm” and “Windstorm II”.
    -Increased the animation speed of the Dual Swords skill “Moon Shadow”.
    -Increased the damage of the Dual Swords skill “Flash Attack”, as well as the timing at which you can cancel the skill with a Ki pulse or dodge.
    -Increased the homing and hit box of the Dual Swords skill “Cherry Blossom”, and players can no longer be staggered during the action.
    -Successfully pulling off the Dual Swords skill ‘Heavenly Flow” now grants a buff that increases attack power.
    -Decreased the “Break” effect of the Dual Swords skill “Sign of the Cross” (only in PVP battles).
    -Decreased the “Break” effect of the Dual Swords skills “Windstorm” and “Windstorm II” (only in PVP battles).
  • Spears:
    -Nioh update 1.10 for PS4 increased the damage of Spears’ strong attacks in high stance.
    -Increased the damage of Spears’ fourth and fifth quick attacks in low stance.
    -Increased the damage of Spears’ first and second quick attacks in low stance.
    -Increased the damage of the second attack of the Spear skill “Chidori”.
    -It is now easier to hit enemies with an attack after launching them with the follow-up attack of the Spear skill “Chidori”.
    -Increased the damage of the Spear skill “Rising Dragon”.
    -Increased the damage of the Spear skill “Piercing Rain”.
  • Axes:
    -Increased the damage of Axes’ third attack in mid stance.
    -Increased the damage of Axes’ first and third strong attacks in mid stance.
    -Increased the damage of Axes’ first and fourth quick attacks in low stance.
    -Increased the damage of Axes’ second strong attack in low stance.
    -Increased the timing at which you can cancel an Axe‘s quick and strong attacks while a Living Weapon is active using a Ki pulse or dodge, or by moving.
    -Fixed a bug in which the Axe skill “Flash Attack” had trouble hitting the enemy.
    -Increased the damage of the Axe skill “Flash Attack”. As well as the timing at which you can cancel the skill with a Ki pulse or dodge.
    -Shortened the time it takes to fully charge the Axe skill “Lumber Chop” and increased its damage when fully charged.
    -Increased the animation speed of the Axe skill “Earth Carver“.
    -Increased the damage of the Axe skill “Spirit Wind”.
    -Increased the damage of the Axe skill “Cloud Crush” when it sends the enemy flying.
  • Kusarigama:
    -Increased the animation speed of Kusarigamas’ quick attacks while a living weapon is active, but decreased the attacks’ damage.
    -Nioh update 1.10 for PS4 fixed a bug in which the hit radius of the Kusarigama was sometimes smaller than expected while a living weapon was active.
    -Increased the damage and hit box of the Kusarigama skill “Crimson Flurry”.
    -Increased the damage of the Kusarigama skill “Crimson Flurry: II”.
    -Increased the damage of the follow-up attack of the Kusarigama skill “Whirlwind”.
    -Decreased the damage of the Kusarigama skill “Blade Spin”.
    -Decreased the “Break” effect of the Kusarigama skill “Blade Spin” (only in PVP battles).
    -The timing at which players are invincible to stagger during the Kusarigama skill “Blade Spin” has been delayed (only in PVP battles).
  • Odachi:
    -Increased the hit box of all Odachi attacks.
    -Increased the timing at which you can cancel any Odachi attack by moving.
    -Increased the damage of Odachis’ third attack in mid stance.
    -Increased the damage of Odachis’ first and second strong attacks in mid stance.
    -Increased the damage of Odachis’ running attack in mid stance.
    -Increased the animation speed of Odachis’ second quick attack in high stance.
    -Increased the damage of Odachis’ strong attacks in high stance.
    -Made it easier to hit low-standing enemies with Odachis’ quick attacks in low stance.
    -Increased the damage of Odachis’ first quick attack in low stance.
    -Increased the damage of Odachis’ running attack in low stance.
    -Increased the damage of Odachis’ second strong attack in low stance.
    -Nioh update 1.10 for PS4 fixed a bug that allowed for the parrying of the Odachi skills “Moonlit Snow”, “Twin Moons” and “Cuckoo‘s Call”.
    -Increased the damage and forward-moving distance of the Odachi skill “Twin Moons”.
    -Increased the damage of the third attack of the Odachi skill “Moonlit Snow” after having fully charged it.
    -Fixed a bug in which Ki would not be properly consumed when using the Odachi skill “Moonlit Snow” without charging it.
    -Increased the damage of the Odachi skill “Imperative Strike” after having fully charged it.
    -It is now easier to hit enemies with an attack after launching them with the Odachi skill “Retrograde Flow“.
  • Ninjutsu:
    -Decreased Ninjutsu power damage scaling for “Shuriken”.
    -Decreased Ninjutsu power damage scaling for “Kunai”.
    -Decreased Ninjutsu power damage scaling for “Storm Kunai”.
    -Widened the angle at which “Storm Kunai” are thrown, and changed their initial throw position to outside the character.
    -Decreased the duration of “Quick Change” (only in PVP battles).
  • Onmyo Magic:
    -A decreased the duration of “Protection Talismans” (only in PVP battles).

ADJUSTMENTS TO SPECIAL EFFECTS

  • The values of special effects will be displayed in red on the status screen if they have been adjusted according to their total values. (Adjustments only apply to certain effects.)
  • Shortened the time-frame for the successful timely guards required to activate certain special effects.
  • Adjustments have been made to the “Damage Reduction” effect depending on its total value (only in PVP battles).
    The effect has been increased at lower values, and decreased at higher values.
  • The damage scaling for all effects that increase damage dealt to an opponent has been reduced (only in PVP battles).
  • Decreased the amount of Amrita gained from the following while using an Extraction Talisman:
    -Explosive rounds
    -Iga style Mega Horoku-dama
    -Fire shot, Water shot, lightning shot, Wind shot, and Earth shot talismans
  • Attacks by players with the “Pierce Guard” effect that are guarded will no longer trigger special effects that require the player to deal damage (only in PVP).
  • Decreased the effectiveness of investments made into in Saoirse’s “Boost Amrita Gauge” (only in PVP).

OTHER ADJUSTMENTS

  • Relaxed the requirements to unlock missions and regions in the Way of the Strong.
  • Nioh update 1.10 increased the glory awarded as part of visitor rewards, Yokai Realm with a Companion rewards, and for defeating Revenants.
  • Increased the glory awarded for camp victories in clan battles. Also, the degree to which rewards are reduced for clans with a large number of people has been lowered.
  • Added the option in basic game settings to display or hide enemy transformations/refashioned items.
  • Changed the items that drop when defeating Yamata-no-Orochi for the first time in the Way of the Strong.
  • Visitors’ skill items are now replenished when the host prays at a shrine.
  • The Kusarigama “Narukami” will now drop normally as an item. (Note: Because it is an Add-on item, it requires purchase of the “Dragon of the North” add-on pack.)
  • Increased the attack power, break, and parry of the Kusarigama “Narukami”.

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed a bug in which the amount of Amrita received as a reward was lower than expected for some missions in Way of the Demon.
  • Fixed a bug in “The Demon King Revealed” in which the door after the mid-boss would not open during multiplayer, preventing further progress.
  • Fixed a bug in “The Demon King Revealed” in which Yamata-no-Oochi would move a great distance during multiplayer, preventing any attacks from reaching it.
  • Nioh update 1.10 fixed a bug in which using skills buffed by “Enlightenment” or “Awakening” during certain animations would automatically use the skills twice in a row.
  • Fixed a bug in the Way of the Demon in which strong enemies with a red aura would be displayed differently to a Visitor than to the Host when a Visitor joined the mission partway through.
  • Fixed a bug in “The Demon’s Daughter” in which visitors would be teleported to an unintended location and become unable to act when the host would pray at a shrine.
  • Fixed a bug in “A Gilded Deception” in which you could get caught on a fallen tree and become unable to move.
  • Fixed a bug in which the Spear skill “Merciless Barrage“ would be ineffective against Maria.
  • Fixed a bug in which Maria or the player could get caught on the terrain during the fight with Maria and become unable to move.
  • Fixed a bug in which notifications would not display when obtaining even important mission items according to the “Obtaining Item Notifications” setting in individual game settings.
  • Nioh update 1.10 fixed a bug in “Equipment Sets” in which loading an equipment set with a partially stocked item assigned to a shortcut will max out that item.
  • Fixed a bug in which you would get skill points immediately after beginning a new game in version 1.08.
  • Fixed a bug in which an opponent’s gauge would disappear when you locked onto them in a PVP battle.
  • Fixed a bug in which long-range attacks would pierce certain walls in the Ship Graveyard.
  • Fixed a bug in which in the “Elixir Burst” effect of the Mori clan would be granted to your opponent in a PVP battle.
  • Fixed a bug in which ranged weapons’ automatic tracking would function even in situations where you would be unable to lock on.
  • Fixed a bug in which the “Weight Reduction” effect would be active even if you did not have the stats necessary to equip the item(s).
  • Fixed a bug in which the “Extend Timely Guard Opening” effect did not activate.
  • Fixed a bug in which “Niniutsu Damage Life Drain” and “Onmyo Damage Life Drain” would activate even when no damage had been dealt.
  • Dixed a bug in which using a Suppa Scroll and Kodama Transformation Scroll together would cause the player to become visible.
  • Fixed a bug in which damaging yourself with a Burning Oil Jar while an Extraction Talisman was active would grant you Amrita.
  • Fixed a bug in online multiplayer in which, when you and another player transformed into the same character, the other player’s voice would change.
  • Nioh update 1.10 fixed a bug in which you could get caught on certain bumps when transformed into certain characters.
  • Fixed other minor bugs.

As compensation for game balance adjustments, items will be sent to those who have progressed to the Way of the Strong before version 1.09. Items will automatically be given from the Area Screen. These include:

  • 1 Book of Reincarnation and 1 Koan Manual
  • Gold (the amount depends on the number of times you have reforged items)
  • Divine Fragments (the number depends on your current progress)
  • Anima Stones (the number depends on how many PvP battles you have fought)

Check your game update and download Nioh Update 1.10 for PS4. The update download size is around 70MB.