Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night cover
Developers
ArtPlay
DICO[1]
Disruptive Games
WayForward Technologies[2]
Publishers
505 Games
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
iOS December 3, 2020
iPadOS December 3, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 83
OpenCritic 83
IGDB 82
Taxonomy
Series Bloodstained
Resources
Ritual of the Night PCGamingWiki
WineHQ
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on HowLongToBeat
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on IGDB
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night guide on StrategyWiki
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on MobyGames
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on Wikipedia

The game was initially advertised during its Kickstarter that it would release on Mac[3], however this was cancelled on October 27, 2018.[4] An iOS and iPadOS version was released on December 3, 2020.[5]

General information

Official forums
Official Discord server
Kickstarter page
Community wiki

macOS Compatibility

Method Rating Notes
iOS/iPadOS App Unplayable On macOS 11.3 and later, it can't be sideloaded. In previous versions of macOS 11, the game crashes at the beginning.
Compatibility layer
CrossOver Unplayable It starts if the intro videos are removed, but once in-game, you can't see the characters or the background, just the HUD.
Wine Unknown
Virtualization
Parallels Playable Requires fix of removing cutscene videos. See #Parallels issues fixed.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
App Store
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iOS
iPadOS
See Ritual of the Night PCGamingWiki for Windows and/or Linux availability.

Parallels issues fixed[edit]

The game crashes on boot due to incompatibility with the prerendered cutscenes.

Delete movie files[6]

Delete the contents of /BloodstainedRotN/Content/Movies

References