Become the Blade That Destroys Demons!
IRVINE, Calif.  October 13, 2021 – SEGA is excited to announce Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles ­has launched into early access for those who ordered the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam. Players still have time to grab this edition to play the game immediately ahead of its full launch on October 15.

Check out our launch trailer to find out what players have in store starting today:

A sorrowful tale of siblings in which the fates of humans and demons intertwine… begins now!
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.*A paid subscription to PlayStation®Plus is required to play Versus mode online.
*The latest patch is required to access online play.

Free Post-Launch Content Planned, Including A New Performance Mode!

As you may have heard from our announcement back in August, we have some big things in store following the launch of The Hinokami Chronicles! Among other content, you can look forward to new playable demons to be added to the game roster in a series of three different free game updates.Additionally, the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Steam versions of the game will receive a 60FPS performance mode as part of a free post-launch update that will specifically feature 60FPS gameplay (exploring during Story mode and any battle where the player controls their character) and 30FPS cutscenes.

Details on the Game Editions Available to Order
As a reminder, here’s some helpful information to share regarding the options and additional content featured in both the Digital Deluxe and Standard Editions of the game.

Digital Deluxe Edition – $69.99

Those who order the Digital Deluxe Edition today will unlock:
Full Game Exclusive access to the game two days early, on October 13 (today!)
* 3 Butterfly Mansion Patient Wear Costumes (Tanjiro Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, and Inosuke Hashibira)
* 6 Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Keys (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, Giyu Tomioka*, and Shinobu Kocho*)
Bonus 8,000 Kimetsu Points to unlock in-game rewards
* 13 Avatars** (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, Giyu Tomioka, Shinobu Kocho, Kyojuro Rengoku, Sakonji Urokodaki, Makomo, Sabito, Murata, Tanjiro Kamado (Hinokami Kagura), Tanjiro Kamado (Final Selection)*)
* Static Theme***
*Only in the limited-time Launch Edition of the Digital Deluxe Edition for console, only during the pre-purchase period (until October 15) for Steam
**Limited to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Steam versions
***Limited to the PlayStation 4 version (Steam version includes a High-Resolution Wallpaper)

Digital Standard Edition – $59.99

Pre-order Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles from PlayStation Network and the Xbox Games Store now! The digital Standard Edition contains:Full Game3 Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Keys (Tanjiro Kamado, Giyu Tomioka*, and Shinobu Kocho*)3 Avatars** (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Tanjiro Kamado (Final Selection)*)Static Theme***
*Only included in the limited-time Launch version of the Standard Edition
**Limited to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Steam versions
***Limited to the PlayStation 4 version (Steam version includes a High-Resolution Wallpaper)

Physical Standard Edition – $59.99

A physical Standard Edition for The Hinokami Chronicles is also now available to pre-order. This version features:Full Game1 Kimetsu Academy Character Unlock Key (Tanjiro Kamado)*2 Avatars (Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado)***Only included in the limited-time Launch version of the Standard Edition
**Limited to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 limited-time Launch Edition versions

Core Add-On Bundle – $14.99

Additionally, starting October 15, players will be able to order the Core Add-On Bundle that grants players all the bonus items the Digital Deluxe Edition provides over the standard edition (minus the early access)! That includes:3 Additional Character Unlock Keys10 Additional Character Avatars3 Butterfly Mansion CostumesKimetsu Points (8,000 Points)

For more information, be sure to visit the official website:, and our official Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba social accounts on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.Following today’s early access launch, Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles will officially launch across North America and Europe on October 15, 2021, for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Steam®.
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