On May 22nd, the European arm of Sony Interactive Entertainment announced a closed beta for Nioh 2. Originally, Nioh 2 was announced at E32018, followed by an assurance by Fumihiko Yasuda that there’d be announcement in 2019. Team Ninja took to Twitter to discuss the closed beta.
According to the tweet embedded above, the closed beta is intended for player feedback to the closed beta. According to the trailer embedded below, and the tweet embedded above only a select number of PS4 players will take part of the closed beta. The closed beta runs from May 24th, to June 2nd exclusively for PlayStation 4. Team Ninja has no plans to expand the beta to include more players.