Bandai Namco has commented on the recent rumor that Ni No Kuni 2 is also in development for Xbox One and it will be made available on the Microsoft’s console as a digital-only (physical available only in UK region). Bandai Namco today via our friend at Gematsu clarified that there is no Xbox One version of Ni No Kuni II in development. “Ni no Kuni II is only in development for PS4 and Steam.” Bandai Namco told Gematsu.
Ni no Kuni II is a direct sequel to Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. The game is currently in development at Level 5 and is published by Bandai Namco. It is scheduled to launch on January 19, 2018, for Microsoft Windows and PS4.
Bandai Namco’s response to Gematsu regarding Ni no Kuni II for Xbox One rumors: “Ni no Kuni II is only in development for PS4 and Steam.”
— Gematsu (@gematsucom) October 19, 2017
The events in the game are set hundreds of years after the first game. Cat and Mouse tribes returns as two warring factors in the Ding Dong Dell town. During the events of the game, the mouse tribe performed a coup d’etat, taking control of the kingdom. The story follows Evan Pettiwhisker Tildrum, a boy king of the cat tribe, who is usurped from his castle and sets out to reclaim his kingdom. He is aided by Roland, a visitor from another world, and Tani, the daughter of the boss of air pirates.