The official game to the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime comes to the portable home console with all of the post-launch content that was released on other platforms. That includes six new playable characters Rui, Akaza, Susamaru, Yahaba, Enmu and Yushiro and Tamayo, new online missions that reward you with Kimetsu Points to unlock additional rewards, and the balance changes that have been made to adjust the game’s combat system.
After he discovers that his family has been slaughtered by a demon and that his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into one, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human and exact his revenge on the demon that massacred his family.
The publisher has outlined what you can expect from the game as below:
- Exhilarating Arena Battles: Master the multitude of spectacular skills of a wide roster of characters from the anime and the series’ official spinoff, including Tanjiro and Nezuko, to overcome challengers in head-to-head battle, locally and online.
- Moving Drama: Take up 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 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 voice casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles will release at retail and digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch in Japan on 9th June and across Europe and North America on 10th June 2022.
The physical Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles Launch Edition is now available to pre-order, which comes with the full game and one Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Key for Tanjiro Kamado. The game’s digital pre-orders will “open up at a later date.”