Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles Game Release Date & Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

29 June 2021
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles Game Release Date

SEGA has announced the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles release date in North America and Europe is October 15, 2021, for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam. Moreover, those who pre-order the Digital Deluxe Edition will be granted access to the game two days early on October 13, 2021.

The game is currently available to pre-order on console and will soon be available to pre-order on Steam.

Watch the new Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles story trailer:

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles – Story Trailer

Get a first look at the Adventure Mode of the Asakusa Arc in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles:

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles – First Look: Adventure Mode

Note: If the action looks familiar, it should, the game is being developed by CyberConnect2 of Naruto Shippuden game series’ fame.

Become the Blade That Destroys Demons!

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!

About Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles

The Hinokami Chronicles is a spectacular arena fighter from the team at CyberConnect2 that lets players relive the memorable moments of “Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc” and “Mugen Train Arc”.

Follow Tanjiro through the story from the “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” anime as he faces demons in order to turn his sister Nezuko, who has become a demon, back into a human. Players can expect:

  • Exhilarating Arena Battles – 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.
  • Moving Drama – 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.
  • 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.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles pre-order bonuses

Details on the Pre-Order Options

Here’s information about the pre-order options and additional content featured in both the Digital Deluxe and Standard Editions of the game.

Digital Deluxe Edition – $69.99

Those who pre-order the Digital Deluxe Edition today will unlock:

  • Full Game
  • Exclusive access to the game two days early, on October 13
  • 3 Butterfly Mansion Patient Wear Costumes (Tanjiro Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, and Inosuke Hashibira)
  • 6 Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Keys (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, Giyu Tomioka*, and Shinobu Kocho*)
  • Bonus 8,000 Slayer Points to unlock in-game rewards
  • 13 Avatars** (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, Giyu Tomioka, Shinobu Kocho, Kyojuro Rengoku, Sakonji Urokodaki, Makomo, Sabito, Murata, Tanjiro Kamado (Hinokami Kagura), Tanjiro Kamado (Final Selection)*)
  • Static Theme***

*Only in the limited-time Launch Edition of the Digital Deluxe Edition
**Limited to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Steam versions
***Limited to the PlayStation 4 version (Steam version includes a Profile Background)

Digital Standard Edition – $59.99

Pre-order Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles from PlayStation Network and the Xbox Games Store now! The digital Standard Edition contains:

  • Full Game
  • 3 Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Keys (Tanjiro Kamado, Giyu Tomioka*, and Shinobu Kocho*)
  • 3 Avatars** (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Tanjiro Kamado (Final Selection)*)
  • Static Theme***

*Only included in the limited-time Launch version of the Standard Edition
**Limited to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Steam versions
***Limited to the PlayStation 4 version (Steam version includes a Profile Background)

Physical Standard Edition – $59.99

physical Standard Edition for The Hinokami Chronicles is also now available to pre-order. This version features:

  • Full Game
  • 1 Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Key (Tanjiro Kamado)*
  • 2 Avatars (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado)**

*Only included in the limited-time Launch version of the Standard Edition
**Limited to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 Launch Edition versions

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles will launch across North America and Europe on October 15, 2021, for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam.

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