Demon Slayer mobile and PS4 games announced
The latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump contained some exciting announcements. One of the most noted is the announcement of the release of the first Demon Slayer mobile and PS4 games. The announced Demon Slayer games will follow the concept of the manga, Demon Slayer: Kimetso no Yaiba.
The mobile game will be a battle royal between the demons and demon slayers in an asymmetrical set-up. While in the PS4 game, it will follow the story of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba on a demon-slaying action game.
Demon Slayer synopsis
Demon Slayer: Kiemtsu no Yaiba follows the story of Tanjiro Kamado whose family has been devoured by demons. Aside from him, one of his sisters survived, but was turned into a demon. In order to protect himself and his sister, Tanjiro joined an ancient order bound to vanquish the demons called Demon Slayer corps.
Alongside other demon slayers, Tanjiro and his sister, Nezuko, search for the demon responsible for the death of his family. Tanjiro is also in search of a way to turn his sister back to a human.
Demon Slayer mobile game
The mobile game is called Kimetsu no Yaiba: Keppu Kengeki Royale. It is an asymmetric multiplayer game where players can choose to play the role of the demons or demon slayer. Two groups formed by the demons and demon slayers will battle each other in familiar maps taken from the original series.
The development of the Demon Slayer mobile game will be handled by Quatro A, a subsidiary of Aniplex, with the cooperation of Soleil Game Studios. It will be distributed by Aniplex and will be released this year (with no specific date announced yet). The game will be free to play with in-app purchases.
Demon Slayer PS4 game
The PS4 game is called Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Hinokami Keppuutan. It will be a demon-slaying action game where players will assume the role of Tanjiro Kamado. The game will follow the story of the manga where Tanjiro searches for the demon who killed his family and turned his sister into a demon.
There was no announcement yet as to what game developing company will be assigned to this PS4 game. The Demon Slayer PS4 game is scheduled to be released in 2020.
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