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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles coming to Switch in June

Posted on February 3, 2022 by (@brodee922) in Switch

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles has been announced for Switch with a release date of June 9, 2022. This release is for the Japanese version of the game being published by Aniplex and developed by CyberConnect2. The game was originally released on October 14, 2021 for current and last-gen consoles.

The Switch version will be priced at 7,480 yen and will receive a physical and limited edition. The limited edition will cost 11,800 yen and features additional costumes such as the Butterfly Mansion Patient and Kimetsu Academy costumes, as well as 16,000 Kimetsu Points.

All of this was announced in the Weekly Shonen Jump, no information on the western release has been given at this time.

More about the game can be read below via the website overview:

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!

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.

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.

The original English and Japanese casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.


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