Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles now available
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The Blade of Demon Destruction can now be wielded by Switch gamers with today’s release of Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles on Nintendo Switch. And to make sure you look good doing so, you can wield it in the brand-new Kimetsu Academy Summer Uniform Costumes or the Butterfly Mansion Patient Wear.
In Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles players will follow Tanjiro from joining the Demon Slayer Corps through the Mugen Train battle alongside the Flame Hashira: Kyojuro Rengoku! The game’s original 18 playable characters are featured, and the Nintendo Switch release also includes the 6 playable demons that were added as updates for the other platforms: Rui, Akaza, Yahaba, Susamaru, Yushiro & Tamayo, and Enmu.
Key game features include:
- Exhilarating Arena Battles – Master the multitude of spectacular skills of a wide roster of characters from the anime and the series’ official spinoff to overcome challengers in head-to-head battle, locally and online (the latest patch and a Nintendo Switch Online account are required for online play).
- A 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.
- The Original Anime Voice Cast – The original English and Japanese voice casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.
Two game editions—the Digital Standard and Physical Standard—are available for purchase for $59.99. In addition to the game itself, both editions get you:
- 1 character unlock key: Kimetsu Academy Tanjiro Kamado. This is a limited time bonus on the physical edition.
- 5 Kimetsu Academy summer uniform costumes: Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, and Giyu Tomioka.
- 3 Butterfly Mansion patient wear: Tanjiro Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, and Inosuke Hashibira.
- 16,000 Kimetsu Points.
In addition, the Digital Standard Edition comes with three bonus character unlock keys:
- Kimetsu Academy Nezuko Kamado
- Kimetsu Academy Zenitsu Agatsuma
- Kimetsu Academy Inosuke Hashibira
For more information and a list of retailers, visit demonslayer-hinokami.sega.com.