Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Kepputan, the first game based on the acclaimed manga / anime saga signed by Koyoharu Gotōge finally has a release date.
The announcement came with the publication, in Japan, of the 30th issue of the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump of Shueisha available from today.
Demon Slayer game release date and plot
Demon Slayer – The Hinokami Chronicles, this the western title of the game, will be launched in Japan on October 14, 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and Steam. At the moment, unfortunately, it is not yet clear when the game will debut in the rest of the world.
Sega Asia describes the title as follows:
Become the Demon Slayer Tanjiro Kamado, to fight the demons that threaten humanity with the aim of saving his sister Nezuko, who has also become a demon, restoring her to be a human and also avenging her entire family by hunting the demon that exterminated it.
Features of The Hinokami Chronicles
The game, produced by Aniplex, was developed by CyberConnect2, study behind the creation of titles dedicated to other famous franchises such as Naruto and Dragon Ball. In fact, Demon Slayer: Hinokami Kepputan is very similar to Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm both in terms of gameplay and in terms of multiplayer mode.
本 日 発 売 の 週刊 少年 ジ ャ ン プ 29 号 に て 「鬼 滅 の 刃 ヒ ノ カ ミ 血 風 譚」 最新 情報 が 掲 載！
家庭 用 ゲ ー ム 『鬼 滅 の 刃 ヒ ノ カ ミ 血 風 譚』 の 発 売 が 2021 年 10 月 14 日 に 決定！
本 日 よ り PlayStation®4 ・ PlayStation®5 版 が 予 約 開始！
– 家庭 用 ゲ ー ム 「鬼 滅 の 刃 ヒ ノ カ ミ 血 風 譚」 【公式】 (@kimetsuHINOKAMI) June 21, 2021
Demon Slayer: Hinokami Keppuutan will feature a story mode that will allow fans to relive the story of the first season of the anime.
A battle mode, on the other hand, will allow players to play as different characters. In addition to Tanjiro, the other playable characters confirmed in the game are: Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, Giyu Tomioka, Sakonji Urokodaki, Sabito, Makomo, Shinobu Kochō, Kyōjurō Rengoku and Murata. Tanjiro, Nezuko and Giyu Tomioka, in the “Kimetsu Gakuen” version and with their alternate costumes, will also be part of the game’s roster as playable characters.
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