SEGA is excited to announce Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles will be released in North America and Europe on October 15, 2021, for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam®.
The game is currently available to pre-order on console and will soon be available to pre-order on Steam. Check out our announcement trailer.
Become the Blade That Destroys Demons!
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human and kill the demon that massacred his family.
A sorrowful tale of siblings in which the fates of humans and demons intertwine… begins now!
About Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles
The Hinokami Chronicles is a spectacular arena fighter from the team at CyberConnect2 that lets players relive the memorable moments of “Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc” and “Mugen Train Arc”.
Follow Tanjiro through the story from the "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" anime as he faces demons in order to turn his sister Nezuko, who has become a demon, back into a human. Players can expect:
- Exhilarating Arena Battles – Master the multitude of spectacular skills of a wide roster of characters from the anime, including Tanjiro and Nezuko, to overcome challengers in head-to-head battle, locally and online.
- Moving Drama – Take up the sword of Tanjiro Kamado and guide his journey to become a Demon Slayer and turn his sister Nezuko back into a human.
- Thrilling Boss Battles – Action and drama reach their peak in specially designed battles against powerful demons that will test Tanjiro’s mettle.
- Original Anime Voice Cast – The original English and Japanese casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.
Learn more by visiting the official website: https://demonslayer-hinokami.sega.com, and our official Demon Slayer social accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Details on the Pre-Order Options
Physical Standard Edition
A physical Standard Edition for The Hinokami Chronicles is also now available to pre-order. This version features:
- Full Game
- 1 Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Key (Tanjiro Kamado)*
- 2 Avatars (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado)**
*Only included in the limited-time Launch version of the Standard Edition
**Limited to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles will launch across North America and Europe on October 15, 2021, for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam®.
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