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Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles Available For Pre-Purchase

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Hinokami Chronicles

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles, the upcoming game based on the hugely popular anime franchise, is available to pre-purchase now on a wide variety of platforms, with one notable exception.

Demon Slayer is the story of Tanjiro Kamado, a young boy who becomes a demon slayer after his parents are killed and his sister becomes a demon. This adaptation, by the team at CyberConnect2, the team behind Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, will put you right in Tanjiro’s shoes. You’ll play through events from the first season of the anime and the hugely popular film adaptation to try and save your sister.

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You’ll help Tanjiro fight through boss battles designed just for the game. Arena battles featuring many characters from the series are available locally and online. The original voice cast, both Japanese and English, return to portray these characters.

Those who purchase the Digital Deluxe version will get early access to The Hinokami Chronicles on October 13th. That’s two days before the widespread release on October 15th. You’ll also get access to a variety of extra content including:

  • 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 Kimetsu 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)*)
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Hinokami Chronicles

The Digital Deluxe version of The Hinokami Chronicles is $69.99 while the standard version is $59.99. Those who pre-purchase on Steam only currently have the option for the Digital Deluxe though the standard version will be available at launch. If you purchase the game on PS4 or PS5 you get both versions. The same is true for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

Are you excited to slay some demons? Check out the game’s latest trailer below and let us know what you think.

Andrew Thornton
Andrew has been writing about video games for nearly twenty years, contributing to publications such as DarkStation, Games Are Fun, and the E-mpire Ltd. network. He enjoys most genres but is always pulled back to classic RPG's, with his favorite games ever including Suikoden II, Panzer Dragoon Saga, and Phantasy Star IV. Don't worry though, he thinks new games are cool too, with more recent favorites like Hades, Rocket League, and Splatoon 2 stealing hundreds of hours of his life. When he isn't playing games he's often watching classic movies, catching a basketball game, or reading the first twenty pages of a book before getting busy and forgetting about it.

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