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  Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night announced for iOS and Android
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Guangzhou, China, 26. October 2020 – Today, NetEase Games and ArtPlay are delighted to announce that they are co-developing the mobile version of the critically acclaimed action roleplaying adventure (ARPG), Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. The game will launch globally by NetEase Games as a premium title on iOS and Android.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a polished side-scrolling metroidvania experience with ARPG-elements, produced by Koji Igarashi. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s core gameplay allows players to improve their character in a multitude of unique ways by utilizing different shards in-game. Combining a strong ARPG heritage with proven fan-favorite gameplay and a gorgeous art style, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is set to stand out from the crowd when it launches onto mobile platforms.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for iOS and Android features all the action, gameplay and content of its console forebear with no compromises on visual quality or gameplay fidelity. 

Additionally, NetEase Games and ArtPlay have taken the opportunity to implement new features and improvements unique to the mobile version. The UI and the 108 different shard icons have been fully redesigned to give players the best possible experience. Weapons and combos have also been adapted to let players customize their fighting style to suit their play style, even without a controller. Finally, the mobile version includes all console DLC which makes this release the definitive edition of the game - for playing on the go.

Featuring over 120 unique mobs and bosses to vanquish and a giant Gothic castle to explore bursting with challenges and surprises, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for iOS and Android is sure to be a must-buy for any mobile RPG fan.

For more information about this exciting collaboration visit Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on Facebook: 

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For North American and UK Enquiries, please contact:

Stefano Petrullo – Renaissance PR

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7828 692 315

Andy Griffiths – Renaissance PR

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+44 (0) 7739 339 080




NetEase Games is the online games division of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES; HKEX: 9999), developing and operating some of the most popular PC-client and mobile games in markets including China and Japan. As one of the world's largest incubators of quality online game content, NetEase Games is dedicated to supporting the growth of innovative studios around the globe and growing an international presence along the way. To complement its self-developed games and world-class R&D capabilities, NetEase Games also partners with other industry leaders including Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers to operate some of the most popular international online games in China. For more information, please visit



ArtPlay is a Japanese console and mobile game developer. The company was founded in 2014 by Koji Igarashi, the renowned Castlevania series producer and Feng Gang. Their first console / PC title - Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night acquired 5.50 million USD through the US crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, which was a record amount for crowdfunded games at that time. ArtPlay is committed to becoming the world's top game production company, creating high-quality games for global users.