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Everything You Need To Know About The Demon Slayer Video Game

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Demon slayerThe latter’s overwhelming popularity has skyrocketed in the big shonen leagues where animes love Dragon ball, A piece, Hunter x hunter, and Naruto have lived for centuries. Living art that uses traditional 2D animations as well as stunning 3D animations, thrilling / emotional battle themes, and a tight story pace paired with a diverse set of personalities (I mean, have you seen the character designs? ?!). Demon slayer apart from his action-adventure contemporaries. Add to the unprecedented success of the Mugen train film, and you have a real cultural phenomenon in your hands. But did you know that a video game is also in the works?

Demon Slayer: The Video Game is developed by CyberConnect2, the studio behind the prolific fighting game franchise Naruto and Dragonball Z: Kakarot. If you look at the gameplay footage above, you can better understand how the in-game battles will unfold. A beacon battle mode is also being planned, in which you will be able to face off against the AI ​​or other players in the game. using various combinations of characters. The classic Ultimate Ninja Storm formula is on display – choose a character and select an arena to fight in. Flashy combos and fast-paced escape mechanics that utilize the beautiful art style of the anime help give the game its added visual flair. And, of course, there are some pretty cool finishing cutscenes too; Nezuko is particularly impressive.

But what about the story, and how will it fit into the vast Demon slayer universe? A single player campaign has been confirmed and will primarily follow the events of the first season. This means you’ll be able to relive some of the series’ most tantalizing conflicts – from the Tsuzumi Mansion arc to Tanjiro’s fateful encounter with Rui. While I was hoping for an enticing sandbox to roam in (a guy must be dreaming, right?), I’m excited to see how well the anime / manga story beats the transfer.

A lesser-known “asymmetric survival action game” for mobile devices called Demon Slayer: Blood-Stench Blade Royale has also been delayed indefinitely to give the development team (completely separate from CyberConnect2) more time to polish the game. project. Details surrounding this title are scarce, but the fact that Demon Slayer will soon be playable on both small and big screen is testament to its relevance.


I spent most of my 2019 waiting for the weekly Demon slayer episodes to upload to Crunchyroll. And while the game’s release is still a long way off, I’m looking forward to playing through Season 1 for myself. Demon Slayer: The Video Game will launch on current and next-gen consoles, as well as PC, in Japan at some point this year. For now, a Western release period has not been disclosed.

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