The PlayStation 4-exclusive Bloodborne has been out for less than a year, and at the Tokyo Game Show in September, an expansion for the game was announced called The Old Hunters. It doesn't come out until November 24, but Maasaki Yamagiwa, one of the game's producers, teased more details about the new content on the PlayStation Blog.
Specifically, Yamagiwa showed off a new weapon called the Holy Moonlight Sword (what a name). Fans were treated to a single picture of the weapon in all its shiny, blue glory hoisted by a hooded figure. However, no specifics about the stats or background lore of the weapon was revealed.
But in the same announcement, there was also talk of an upcoming update that would affect all players, whether they plan to buy The Old Hunters or skip it entirely. It will include a new group of non-playable characters (NPCs) called The League, led by a mysterious figure wearing a constable's uniform along with a bucket helmet (classy).
If the player decides to ally themselves with The League, they can help out other players online, but more importantly, they can participate in The League's online leaderboard. Benefits for your character also include the ability to use the trademark League cane and also summon NPCs to your side, which is really helpful during those tough, yet fair, boss battles.
Rexly Peñaflorida II is a Contributor at Tom’s Hardware. He writes news on tech and hardware, but mostly focuses on gaming news. As a Chicagoan, he believes that deep dish pizza is real pizza and ketchup should never be on hot dogs. Ever. Also, Portillo’s is amazing.
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