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How long is Banishers Ghosts of New Eden?

Find out how long it takes to beat Banishers Ghosts of New Eden for both the main story and 100% completion.

A close-up shot of Antea's face in Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden.

How long is Banishers Ghosts of New Eden? The God of War-inspired RPG set in 17th-century New England tells the heartfelt, emotional tale of Red and Antea, as they look to rid the New Eden community of the curse plaguing their land. It’s not going to be an easy task, with many abilities to unlock and myriad regions to explore, this isn’t a game you can knock out in a couple of sittings.

But just how long is Banishers Ghosts of New Eden? We’ve played and finished the RPG game for our Banishers Ghosts of New Eden review to provide you with that answer. Whether you plan on just blitzing through the main story or you want to complete all the side activity, from Haunting Cases to nests and void breaches, this is what you need to know about the story game’s length.

Red stood over a void breach with the point of no return pop-up in Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden.

How long is Banishers Ghosts of New Eden?

If you focus purely on the main story, Banishers Ghosts of New Eden will take around 25-30 hours to complete. However, if you want to uncover every inch of New Eden’s many winding paths, ticking off all the icons on the Banishers map, you can expect to spend another 10-15 hours, bringing the total length to around 45 hours, give or take.

It’s worth noting that to unlock all the skills and abilities available in Banishers, you must complete some optional Haunting Cases because otherwise, you won’t obtain enough Spirit Essence — the blue skill points, essentially. The final skill tree, Fusion, has several red skills locked behind blue skills, so we’d recommend ticking off a few Haunting Cases as you progress to break up the pacing of the main story.

If you’re also curious about how far from the end you are, you’ll eventually hit a point of no return at the end of the quest “Love Finds A Way”. The game warns you of this, so you should head off to complete any outstanding Haunting Cases as you cannot continue exploring New Eden without loading an old save file. After the point of no return, there are around two hours of the main story remaining.

That’s how long it takes to beat Banishers Ghosts of New Eden. If you’re wondering how many Banishers bosses you have left to tackle, we have a complete guide to those too, including optional foes. We also have a guide on the best Banishers Ghost of New Eden skills to equip yourself with the strongest abilities.