Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles Coming This June
Update [Tue 8th Feb, 2022 01:35 GMT]: Good news, demon slayers – Switch version of Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles It’s now been confirmed for the West, and will launch a day after its release in Japan on June 10.
Pre-orders for the physical version are now available on Sega’s website. If you take this offer, you will receive a key to unlock the bonus character for Kimetsu Tanjiro Kamado Academy.
Here’s a bit of PR from Sega and what to expect from the game:
“Switch players can look forward to all of the great features found on other platforms, including all of the post-launch content added to the game like six new playable characters — Rui, Akaza, Susamaru, Yahaba, Enmu, and Yushiro & Tamayo; new online quests that reward Kimetsu Points to unlock additional rewards; and all balance changes made to the game’s combat.”
“It’s the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kind boy who sells coal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. Worse, his sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been vanished. Despite being devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro is determined to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human and kill the demon that slaughtered his family. A heartbreaking sibling story in which the destinies of humans and demons are intertwined… begins now!”
- Exciting arena battles – Master the breathtaking multitude of skills of a wide roster of characters from the anime and the series’ official spinoffs, including Tanjiro and Nezuko, to overcome challengers in head-to-head, local and online. *
- Touching drama – Take on the sword as Tanjiro Kamado and guide his journey to become a Demon Slayer and turn his sister Nezuko back into a human.
- Thrilling Boss Battle – Action and drama culminate in specially designed battles against powerful demons that will test Tanjiro’s mettle.
- Original anime voice actors – The anime’s original English and Japanese voice actors return to bring realism to the game.
Original article [Thu 3rd Feb, 2022 05:45 GMT]: Aniplex and CyberConnect 2 have announced the Switch release for Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles.
In the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump, it was revealed that the game will debuts in Japan on June 9for 7,480 yen (about $65 USD). There will also be a limited edition – which includes the Butterfly Mansion Patient outfit, Kimetsu Academy outfit, and 16,000 Kimetsu points (Thank you, Gematsu).
Similar title starring demon slayer Tanjiro Kamado was previously released in the West on PlayStation, Xbox and PC last October, and published by Sega. If we know anything about a local release, we’ll be sure to provide you with an update.
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