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Will the Demon Slayer Game Release on Nintendo Switch

Is there a Nintendo Switch version of Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba the Hinokami Chronicles?

By Iyane Agossah

October 14, 2021

Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba the Hinokami Chronicles is releasing this week, with a faithful but daring Adventure mode to relive the story of Tanjiro, and a Versus mode to fight it out with your friends online and offline – However, you might be wondering which platform is the game releasing on and if it’s coming to Switch.

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Is Demon Slayer Hinokami Chronicles coming to Switch?

Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba the Hinokami Chronicles was first announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. Later on, in February 2021, Hinokami Chronicles was also announced on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

However, Hinokami Chronicles was not announced on Switch and will not be coming to Nintendo’s console. It’s the sole platform Tanjiro’s adventures won’t be available on.

CyberConnect2 Switch port or sequel predictions

However, it’s possible a Switch port will be announced in the long run. Demon Slayer is literally the most popular anime ever in Japan now in terms of revenue. And the Nintendo Switch is by far the most popular console in the archipel.

Launching a Switch version of Hinokami Chronicles would generate huge sales, be it in or outside Japan. If a sequel gets announced, it could also be released on Switch. Plus, all of the games developed by CyberConnect2 recently were also released on every platform including Switch; Such as Fuga Memories of Steel. So there is still hope for a Switch port in the future.

The Demon Slayer game has a deluxe edition with early access. Those who bought this limited edition can play since October 13. In Japan, the game was released on October 14 JST, which means October 13 EST afternoon. The standard version will be available on October 15, click here for release times.

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Iyane Agossah
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Living near Paris, Iyane is the head of Japanese content at DualShockers. He speaks Japanese, has been watching anime for over 25 years, and plays Genshin Impact mainly for its story. You can reach him on Twitter at @A_iyane07.

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