April 11, 2022 SEGA announced today that Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles will  receive “Additional Character Pack” DLC starting Summer 2022 on all available platforms (Nintendo Switch,  PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam). 

Additional Character Pack 

The “Additional Character Pack” is a series of paid downloadable content featuring several new characters that  can be used in the Versus Mode of Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles (both locally and  online). The first release scheduled for this summer will feature Tengen Uzui, the Sound Hashira of the Demon  Slayer Corps who engaged in a fierce battle against demons in the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba  Entertainment District Arc anime. Take a first look at the visual of Tengen Uzui created based on an in-game 3D  model below: 

From there, 6 more characters who also appeared in the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District  Arc anime will be available for purchase in a series of periodic updates: 

  • Nezuko (Advanced Demon Form) 
  • Tanjiro (Entertainment District) 
  • Zenitsu (Entertainment District) 
  • Inosuke (Entertainment District) 
  • Daki 
  • Gyutaro 

We will have more to share regarding this DLC in the coming months, so please stay tuned.

Physical Version Early Purchase Bonus 

The Early Purchase Bonus for physical versions (standard & limited editions) available in Asia will include Mini  character illustrations by ufotable. These mini character illustrations will feature 7 characters in total, including  Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, Giyu Tomioka, Shinobu Kocho, and  Kyojuro Rengoku, where they are all playing the Nintendo Switch in either docked or handheld mode. 

About the Nintendo Switch Version 

Players can choose from 24 characters in the Nintendo Switch version, including 6 new playable characters  added in the updates on other platforms. 

The Nintendo Switch version also comes with in-game Kimetsu Points, which can be used for unlocking  characters and costumes, as well as Butterfly Mansion Patient Wear, which was previously released on other  platforms as a bonus in the deluxe edition. The Nintendo Switch version also grants immediate access to the  Kimetsu Academy Summer Uniform Costumes for characters in Versus Mode.

About the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a comic masterpiece by Koyoharu Gotoge consisting of 23 volumes. The  comic is published by Shueisha Jump Comics and has sold over 150 million copies in total. Demon Slayer:  Kimetsu no Yaiba anime, created by ufotable, is the animated adaptation of this series. 

The show follows the story of Tanjiro Kamado, a boy whose family is slaughtered by a demon while his sister,  Nezuko, is turned into one herself during Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve  Arc anime premiered in April 2019. Tanjiro Kamado joins the Demon Slayer Corps in the hopes of finding a way to  turn his sister back into a human, which led into Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba -The Movie: Mugen Train premiered in October 2020. The TV series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc and Demon Slayer:  Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc aired during 2021 and 2022, and the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no  Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc anime was also announced. 

This adventure exploded in popularity not only in Japan but also around the world, as it portrayed the  heartrending ties between humans and demons and a ghastly swashbuckler while having moments of comic  relief. 

Title 

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles

Release Date 

Coming June 9, 2022

Platforms 

Nintendo Switch 

On Sale: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Steam

Languages 

Japanese / English Voiceover  

English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese Subtitles

Genre 

Arena Fighter

Players 

1-2

Developer 

CyberConnect2 Co., Ltd.

Production 

Aniplex Inc.

Publisher 

SEGA CORPORATION

Website 

https://asia.sega.com/kimetsu_hinokami/en/

SEGA Asia Facebook 

https://www.facebook.com/sega.asia.EN

SEGA ASIA BLOG 

https://asiablog.sega.com/?lang=en

Copyright 

©Koyoharu Gotoge / SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable 

©DEMON SLAYER KIMETSU NO YAIBA THE HINOKAMI CHRONICLES  COMMITTEE 

Published by SEGA. ©SEGA. All rights reserved. SEGA and the SEGA logo  are registered trademarks of SEGA CORPORATION.

 

Product Details 

  • Standard Edition (Physical) 

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles Main Game 

  • Limited Edition Original Figurine Device Stand Version (Physical) 

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles Main Game 

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles Original Figurine Device Stand

・Product Code (Character Unlock Key) 

Unlockable Characters: Academy Tanjiro Kamado, Academy Nezuko Kamado, Academy Zenitsu Agatsuma, Academy  Inosuke Hashibira, Academy Giyu Tomioka, and Academy Shinobu Kocho 

*The following items are included in the game from the beginning as bonuses for the Nintendo Switch version. ・ Kimetsu Points (16,000 Points) 

・ In-game Costumes: 

– Butterfly Mansion Patient Wear (Tanjiro Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, and Inosuke Hashibira) 

– Kimetsu Academy Summer Uniform Costumes (Kimetsu Academy Tanjiro Kamado, Kimetsu Academy Nezuko Kamado,  Kimetsu Academy Zenitsu Agatsuma, Kimetsu Academy Inosuke Hashibira, Kimetsu Academy Giyu Tomioka) 

*Character Unlock Keys allow immediate access to play as the indicated characters in Versus Mode. *In-game Costumes can be used in Versus Mode. 

*Kimetsu Points can be exchanged for in-game rewards. (16,000 Points can unlock 4 characters.) *A Nintendo Switch Online subscription is required to play online battles in Versus Mode. 

*The latest patch is required to access online play. 

*Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles Original Figurine Device Stand is the same as the one included  in the PlayStation 4 version. 

*The content & specs may change without warning.