During Wednesday’s Gamescom Opening Night Live showcase, developer CyberConnect2 gave players another look at the upcoming Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles.
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In the latest trailer for the upcoming game, players were given their first look at the demon of Mt. Natagumo, Twelve Kizuki (Lower Five) Rui. The primary antagonist in one of Demon Slayer’s arcs, it seems as if Rui is making his way into the game and will be a menacing foe to take on in the game.
You can check out the brief look at Rui below:
Alongside the look at Rui’s strong attack, the clip also showed off a behind-the-scenes look at the design process of the character. Earlier this week, publisher Aniplex and CyberConnect 2 announced that the game will get some playable demons in its Versus Mode via a post-launch update, although it’s unclear which ones will be available.
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 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.
The Demon Slayer game will also include a Versus Mode which allows local or online competitive play. Several characters have already been revealed including Tanjiro, Nezuko, Inosuke, Zenitsu, Shinobu Kocho, and Sakonji.
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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 its launch on October 13, 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.