has a new playable character, and it’s one that contrasts a bit with the action-RPG’s gothic atmosphere. In the latest free update for the , developer ArtPlay has added Aurora, the fairy princess heroine of Ubisoft’s †
Her arrival could give seasoned stained with blood players have a good reason to play the Metroidvania again. She has her own moves and abilities, as well as a new storyline with rhyming cutscenes and dialogue inspired by Child of Light†
Aurora can use a sword and Light Ray ability and get help from her companion Igniculus, who can heal her and slow enemies down. By defeating opponents, Aurora gains shards that you can use to improve her skills. The character will also become older and stronger after you kill certain bosses. She can fly after she finds wings and swim underwater after she reaches adulthood.
While Child of Light is rooted in fairy tales, it’s also a 2D action game with elements of darkness, so maybe it’s not too much of an unexpected choice for a crossover and the final playable character. With her red hair and bright yellow dress, Aurora’s aesthetic may clash a bit stained with blood‘s look, but she certainly seems to be making a fist.
You can now select Aurora from the main menu on the PC, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One versions of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night† The Nintendo Switch patch is coming soon.
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