Hidetaka Miyazaki, the project director of action-RPG Bloodborne when asked about the new mode is quoted as saying:
Yes, there will be a New Game Plus mode. We’re having trouble beating it, though.
The hardened difficulty mode is unlocked when players complete the Bloodborne campaign for the first time.
Bloodborne is a spiritual successor to the Dark Souls game series and continues the tradition of pretty difficult gameplay that make for a pretty strong hardcore cult game followers.
Bloodborne release date was pushed back recently to March 24th in the US and March 27th in the UK