For Honor’s New Hero, Sakura, Looks And Sounds Like A Sekiro Boss

Ubisoft has announced a new Hero for For Honor, who is scheduled to release at the start of the game’s Year 3, Season 2. For Honor’s Year 3, Season 2 starts May 2 on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

Each season for Year 3 brings a new Hero to For Honor. Season 1 added the new Knight Hero, Vortiger. A new Samurai Hero, named Hitokiri, is coming in Season 2, with a Viking Hero scheduled for Season 3 and Wu Lin for Season 4. Hitokiri is a fearsome warrior who possesses both a male and female version. The female version, Sakura, has a new trailer, which can be watched below. She’s very creepy and sounds like she’d fit a lot more as a boss in From Software’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

“The Hitokiri are ghostly warriors who have lost all faith in humanity,” Ubisoft wrote in a press release. “They wander the land clutching their Masakari, the mighty axes they used to sentence criminals, their presence on the battlefield spreading a black cloud that can terrify all enemies.” Both versions of Hitokiri will be automatically unlocked for Year 3 pass owners on May 2. On May 9, Hitokiri will become available for everyone else, but you’ll need to purchase them for 15,000 Steel–For Honor’s in-game currency.

Like Year 3’s first season, Season 2 also adds a special limited-time event to For Honor. A first look at what that event might be, as well as a few more details for Year 3, Season 2, will be announced during a For Honor Twitch livestream on April 25. The new season also contains balancing changes for Lawbringer and Raider, and adds a new map, Canopy.

In our For Honor review, Matt Espineli wrote, “After slaying countless foes, it’s clear the impact For Honor’s combat has had; its fundamental tenets of discipline and restraint are bestowed upon you permanently, forever changing the way you perceive a melee-combat encounter in a game. In its highest moments, For Honor is difficult to put down. Its slow combat pace and narrative shortcomings might turn off those unwilling to take the time to dive deep into what it has to offer. However, make no mistake–those who do will be rewarded with some of the most satisfying multiplayer melee fighting conceived in recent years.”

from GameSpot – All Content https://www.gamespot.com/articles/for-honors-new-hero-sakura-looks-and-sounds-like-a/1100-6466419/

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