With the English version already announced, it was only a matter of time until the Demon Slayer game would make its way to the West. Today, Bandai Namco announced the upcoming fighting game will release in North America, and you’ll only have to wait until October to get your hands on it as the Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles release date is October 15 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, and PC. Those who get the Digital Deluxe Edition will receive the game on October 13.
Developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Sega, Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles is a fighting game based on the incredibly popular anime and manga. The single-player Adventure Mode will retell the tale of the of Tanjiro Kamado’s quest to turn her sister Nezuko back into a human, as well as the events from the recent movie Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train.
As seen in the trailer, this includes his journey in becoming part of the Demon Slayer corps, his fight with Yahaba and Susamaru, and his intense battle against Rui. It also looks like you’ll be able to control other characters, like Nezuko, during certain parts of the story.
The Demon Slayer game will also include a Versus Mode which allows you and another person to go toe-to-toe locally or online. Several characters have already been revealed including Tanjiro, Nezuko, Inosuke, Zenitsu, Shinobu Kocho, and Sakonji.
There will be several different versions of the game. The Standard Edition and Digital Edition will cost $59.99, while the Digital Deluxe Edition will be $69.99. However, those who pay a bit more cash will get some extra goodies like unique avatars and special cosmetics, as well as access to the game two days before launch.