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Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles - Steam Pre Order Guide

By Iyane Agossah

July 12, 2021

Sega has opened the PC, Steam pre orders for Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles, here’s what you need to know.

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First, in case you need a reminder, Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles will be out on October 15. The fighting game, adventure game by CyberConnect2 is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Steam.

Overall, it’s a tag-battle arena fighter. The Versus mode allows each player to pick two characters, and you can switch between the two on the fly. There’s also an online mode.

The Hinokami Chronicles also includes an Adventure Story mode where you play as Tanjiro and get to relive part of the original manga. The game includes both Japanese and English voices.

Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles Digital Deluxe Edition

Following consoles, Sega is selling the special Digital Deluxe Edition of the game on Steam as well. And it’s up for pre order right now for $69.99 on Steam. Keep in mind the Digital Deluxe Edition is the only version of the game you can pre order on Steam. A normal edition will be launched on release day.

Here are the details of the Digital Deluxe Edition on Steam:

  • Full Game
  • Exclusive access to the game two days early, on October 13, only if you pre ordered
  • 3 Butterfly Mansion Patient Wear Costumes (Tanjiro Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibara)
  • 6 Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Keys (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibara, Giyu Tomioka*, and Shinobu Kocho*)
  • Bonus 8,000 Kimetsu Points to unlock in-game rewards
  • 13 Avatars (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibara, Giyu Tomioka, Shinobu Kocho, Kyojuro Rengoku, Sakonji Urokodaki, Makomo, Sabito, Murata, Tanjiro Kamado (Hinokami Kagura), Tanjiro Kamado (Final Selection)*)
  • Profile Background

*Only available during the pre-purchase period for the Digital Deluxe Edition

Note that this is identical to the Digital Deluxe Edition sold for consoles too. Personally speaking, I’m definitely not a fan of pre orders including earlier access to a game. With that said, If you plan to get Demon Slayer on Steam, you’ll definitely be better off pre ordering anyways. To get the bonus costumes and characters.

Demon Slayer The Hinokami Chronicles was first announced back in March 2020. The game is titled Kimetsu no Yaiba Hinokami Keppuutan in Japan. The October 15 release is a worldwide release.

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Iyane Agossah
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Living near Paris, Iyane is the head of Japanese content at DualShockers. He plays Genshin Impact for the story. You can reach him on Twitter at @A_iyane07.

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