Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: SEGA
Developer: CyberConnect2
Release Date: Oct. 15, 2021

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'Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles' Sales Exceed 3 Million Units

by Rainier on March 29, 2023 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT

Based on the Demon Slayer anime, Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles is a cel-shaded arena-based fighting game.

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!

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.

SEGA is excited to announce that Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles, the first official console game of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba series produced by Aniplex, has shipped more than three million units worldwide!

To celebrate passing the three-million-unit mark, we have launched a limited-time sale for Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles! Starting today for the PlayStation Store’s Spring Sale, players can pick up the digital versions of the game and the Character Pass for up to 50% off.

Sales figure includes all physical version copies shipped, including limited-edition packages, and all digital version copies sold.

Key Features:

  • 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. 

Currently available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Steam), Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles is coming to Nintendo Switch on June 10, 2022.

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