What you need to know about ‘Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles’

With two weeks to go until its official release on 15 October, SEGA has shared one more trailer for Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles. This latest video gives fans and newcomers alike insight into the explosive action and drama the series is known for, including the first real look at how the events of the Mugen Train Arc are presented in the game.

Check out the trailer below:

Here’s what to expect:

  • 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 casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.

Fans can also expect free launch content

SEGA have some big things in store following the launch of The Hinokami Chronicles. Among other content, you can look forward to new playable demons to be added to the game roster in a series of three different free game updates.

Additionally, the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Steam versions of the game will receive a 60FPS performance mode as part of a free post-launch update that will specifically feature 60FPS gameplay (exploring during Story mode and any battle where the player controls their character) and 30FPS cutscenes.

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles, the official video game of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime, will release on 15 October, 2021 for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam®. Those who pre-order the Digital Deluxe Edition will get access to the game on 13 October!