After a successful Kickstarter campaign that got funded back in 2015, Bloodstained Ritual of the Night is a brand new Metroidvania adventure that’s finally available on PC and consoles. Here’s how to start new game plus and what carries over in Bloodstained Ritual of the Night.
How to Start New Game Plus in Bloodstained Ritual of the Night
In order to start new game plus in Bloodstained Ritual of the Night, you will, of course, need to beat the game first. However, it’s important to note that getting the bad ending does not allow you to unlock this feature. You’ll need to get the good ending.
If you got the bad ending, the game will simply boot you to the main menu, where you get to load up your latest save.
If you got the good ending, you can simply load up your last save file and choose to start new game plus on any of the difficulties that you’ve unlocked.
What Carries Over in New Game Plus
Now here comes the interesting part. When starting new game plus in Bloodstained Ritual of the Night, you’ll get to carry over some cool things from your first playthrough. Here’s a list of everything you get to bring with you:
- Character level
- Map progress
- All items, ingredients, and crafting materials
- Unlocked recipes and Hair Apparent items
- Unlocked Shards (most of them) and upgrades
- Discount Card
And here’s a list of the things that do not carry over in new game plus:
So, in short, you’ll be able to carry over basically everything that’s not story-related in the game. This should make your second run significantly easier, and allow you to go for a 100% run if you wish. It’s worth noting that in terms of differences, new game plus makes enemies slightly more powerful, but thanks to your character’s build, this isn’t all that noticeable.
That’s all you need to know about how to start new game plus and what carries over in Bloodstained Ritual of the Night. Be sure to search for Twinfinite for more tips and information on the game.
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