Developer Group Ninja, after saying the Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection in a February 2021 Nintendo Direct presentation, has clarified why two specific entries within the franchise could not be remastered. All of it boils all the way down to the lack to “salvage the various assortment of information” the studio left behind.
When requested in a GameSpot interview whether or not Group Ninja had thought-about updating Ninja Gaiden 2 and Ninja Gaiden Black, producer Fumihiko Yasuda stated the studio could not recuperate each video games’ information. Sigma and Sigma 2 had been chosen for the Grasp Assortment as a result of Group Ninja had collected and arranged their supply codes.
“We did contemplate it, however we had been unable to salvage the various assortment of information we had left from Ninja Gaiden Black and Ninja Gaiden 2,” Yasuda stated. “Nonetheless, once we labored on Sigma and Sigma 2, we went and picked up as a lot of that information as potential and arranged it. And since we may absolutely make the most of this information, Sigma and Sigma 2 grew to become clear selections for [the Master Collection].”
Yasuda went on to say that every one three video games within the Grasp Assortment–Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge–“symbolize the newest installments of the numbered sequence and they’re additionally probably the most polished variations that includes many extra modes and costumes.”
The Ninja Gaiden: Grasp Assortment, launching on June 10 for Nintendo Change, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, pushes the games to 4K and 60fps. The bundle additionally bundles all out there DLC throughout the three titles.