Character now available along with Group Matches
Both a free and paid update are here for Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles, which has officially added Nezuko Kamado (Advanced Demon Form) into the mix. The new version of Nezuko is now available to play as in Versus mode locally and online as part of the new Character Pack DLC, which also comes with a set of profile photos and quotes.
The Nezuko Kamado (Advanced Demon Form) Character Pack can be purchased individually or as part of the Character Pass bundle, which unlocks and introduces savings for five different character packs that will all be available by the end of this December. The previous character to be released was Tengen Uzui, who launched in July.
Beyond Tengen Uzui and Nezuko's Advanced Demon Form, paid content set to be released both in Character Packs and as part of the Character Pass include Tanjiro Kamado (Entertainment District), Zenitsu Agatsuma (Entertainment District), Inosuke Hashibira (Entertainment District), Daki and Gyutaro.
As for the free update, Group Matches are now live in online mode. These let up to eight people gather in a single room to play matches against each other, with the rest of the group spectating as two players fight. You can use this mode with friends, create rooms as a host or just hop into random public rooms now as part of Update 1.50.
SEGA sums up the features of Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles:
- Exhilarating Arena Battles—Master the multitude of spectacular skills of a wide roster of characters from the anime and the series’ official spinoff, including Tanjiro and Nezuko, to overcome challengers in head-to-head battle, locally and online.*
- Moving Drama—Take up the sword as Tanjiro Kamado and guide his journey to become a Demon Slayer and turn his sister Nezuko back into a human.
- Thrilling Boss Battles—Action and drama reach their peak in specially designed battles against powerful demons that will test Tanjiro’s mettle.
- Original Anime Voice Cast—The original English and Japanese voice casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.
When you're not playing, you can watch all of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime so far on Crunchyroll.
Source: Press release