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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles

Further details were recently provided regarding the release window for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles’ DLC offerings, with the biggest takeaway being that the first DLC pack, featuring playable character Tengen Uzui, would be releasing this July. We now have a new trailer showcasing the character.

Check out the new trailer for the Tengen Uzui Character Pack below:

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles was previously confirmed to be receiving five additional DLC character packs, with the first of these featuring the Sound Hashira, Tengen Uzui. It’s now been confirmed through a Gematsu translation of the latest issue of Weekly Jump that this first wave of DLC will be available this July.

The remaining four character packs will be released sometime in 2022, with specific details to be made available at a later date. An “All Sets Bundle” will also be made available for players who wish to obtain all of the DLC at a slight discount. Check below the break for more information on the individual pricing for each pack in yen, as well as details on each of their featured characters.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles gameplay

After Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles previously appeared on other platforms, the title ended up on Switch just a few days ago, and we now have gameplay. Fans can watch a half hour of footage.

Here’s what to expect from the title:

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles review

System: Switch
Release Date: June 10, 2022
Developer: CyberConnect2
Publisher: SEGA


Demon Slayer is just the latest to tag alongside the likes of My Hero Academia to record numbers for its manga and animation distributions, and by this point in time, anyone who has even the smallest of interest in anime has probably heard about it. It’s no surprise then that its popularity has led it to getting a game. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaibi – The Hinokami Chronicles showcases most of what’s been presented in the anime and manga at this point, including its feature film, Mugen Train. With its cast of over thirty characters present and compiled in what is effectively the definitive version of the game with all DLC included, The Hinokami Chronicles gives a hearty round of content for both fans and newcomers alike a great way to play on Switch with an exceptional port.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles trailer

To celebrate the launch of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles on Switch, SEGA has come out with a new trailer. It provides another look at the arena fighter.

Here’s a little bit more on Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles:

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles is coming to Switch this June, and it seems some DLC will be releasing around that time too. This paid DLC is slated for summer and consists of additional character packs that will make the following characters available in Versus Mode:

  • Tengen Uzui
  • Daki
  • Gyutaro
  • Nezuko Kamado in Awakened Form 
  • Tanjiro Kamado from the Entertainment District Arc
  • Zenitsu Agatsuma from the Entertainment District Arc
  • Inosuke Hashibira from the Entertainment District Arc

This was revealed in the Weekly Jump reveals, and more information will be released soon.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles launches worldwide for Switch on June 10, 2022. 

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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.


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