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A few days ago, we heard that a Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night sequel was happening. The team has now come forward officially to confirm the news.

The new game is said to be in the “very early planning stages”. Currently, the team is focusing on finishing up content for the first Bloodstained.

The official Twitter account shared the following:

A sequel to Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is apparently in development. That’s according to an official financial document from Digital Bros., the parent company of publisher 505 Games.

The document mentions that a “second version” is in the works. Digital Bros. has used that exact term to refer to other games that have a planned sequel.

Here’s a look at the relevant page:

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was updated on Switch this week to version 1.21. This one’s largely about bug fixes – Classic Mode in particular has addressed several issues.

Below are the full patch notes: 

Back in January, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night received its latest update, which was highlighted by the addition of Classic Mode. Interestingly, a second hidden mode was included as well.

1986 Mode can be unlocked on the Classic Mode title screen. It can be accessed after inputting the Konami Code (Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, [Horizontal Left Face Button]), [Horizontal Right Face Button]). After this, “1986 Mode” should appear on the bottom of the screen.

1986 Mode is a different take on Classic Mode. It includes several changes referencing the original Castlevania, including:

Earlier today, a major update for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night went live, which adds a new Classic Mode and more. View some footage in the video below.

We have more details and a trailer for today’s update here.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has been updated to version 1.20 on Switch, bringing along two major additions. Players can now access Classic Mode as well as a crossover with Kingdom Two Crowns.

Below are all of the relevant details:

Last year, Kingdom Two Crowns received a Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night collaboration. The partnership is now continuing, but in the other direction.

Later this month, a unique are based on Kingdom Two Crowns will be appearing in Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Players gain a crown and can then access Dead Lands.

Here’s a brief teaser video:

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is still receiving major updates, and the next patch is scheduled to land in January 2021. Next month, the game will be adding a Classic Mode.

Here’s a brief look:

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was updated this week to version 1.18. Bloodless as a new playable character is the main highlight, though there are also a number of fixes for Randomizer and more.

Below are the full patch notes:

505 Games and ArtPlay have readied a trailer to promote Bloodless’ addition to Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Watch the video below.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is out now on Switch. Bloodless should be added to the Switch version sometime in December.