New Game+

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New Game+
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New Game+ is a generic term for a system that allows a video game to be replayed with the player's existing stats, items and magic carried over from the previous game in their entirety.

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New Game+ is usually unlocked after completing a playthrough of a game. The player can select save data from a previous game and start from the beginning, carrying over all of their previous stats, items and unlocked abilities. New Game+ may include a number of additional gameplay changes: enemy difficulty may be elevated, and new items or abilities may be available. New Game+ may also alter the story in some ways, although it is comparatively rare.

In games with difficulty settings, the player can play a New Game+ campaign at a different difficulty level than the original save file.