Character Creation is a new feature in Nioh 2. Unavailable in the original game, players coming to the sequel will have full customization of their character, and not be bound to a pre-determined one.
The protagonist is indeed a Samurai, and possesses Yokai powers, which expands on the action systems from the previous game by introducing Yokai Skills.
Character Creation in Nioh 2
As revealed during E3 2018, character creation allows for the selection of the following features.
- Gender: Male or Female
- Skin Tone
- Eye Color
- Hair Color
- Body Type