Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles, the new three-dimensional fighting game from CyberConnect2 from the Koyoharu Gotouge record series, will debut worldwide on October 15, 2021, with story mode, confrontation, and eighteen playable characters. In addition, the studio announced that 3 free DLCs with six new characters would be released during post-launch support, and a few moments ago, the identity of the first two was confirmed.
The demons Rui and Akaza, respectively Fifth Waning Moon and Third Crescent Moon in the service of antagonist Kibutsuji Muzan, will be part of the first free DLC, currently surviving of a release date. The two will be playable during Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles story mode and are expected to join the game’s roster before the end of the year.
As for the other two DLCs, CyberConnect2 may prefer to wait for the start of the new narrative arc of the Demon Slayer anime, scheduled for December 5, 2021, before inserting characters not yet appeared in the television series. Among the great absent at the moment, there is only Kanao Tsuyuri, a student of Shinobu Kocho. Still, it is possible that once he appears in the second season of the anime, the Tengen Uzui Sound Pillar will also be added.
Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles will debut October 15, 2021, on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and PC.