Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles Second Post-Launch Update Adds Yahaba & Susamaru; 60 FPS

Publisher Sega and developer CyberConnect 2 have announced that characters Yahaba and Susamaru have joined the versus mode roster of Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles as part of the title’s second free post-launch content update.

Yahaba shoots arrows that deal damage and others that specialize in creating distance between himself and opponents. Susamaru throws mari (decorative thread balls) at foes to take advantage of their ranged proficiency.

This update also adds 60 FPS to PlayStation 5, Steam, and Xbox Series X|S versions of the game where “the controllable sections of exploration and combat in Story mode and certain controllable sections in the offline Versus mode will be playable in 60 FPS.”

You can view the trailer for this second post-launch update below:

If you missed it, check out our review of the title.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles features a solo-story campaign where players will follow Tanjuro through the story from the anime adaptation of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. His sister, Nezuko, has become a demon, and he must try to turn her back into a human.

Further, players can also play in a versus mode where you can choose characters from the anime, including Tanjiro and Nezuko, and fight in online or offline modes. The battle system has been developed to be simple and stylish for all fans to enjoy. While not boasting an intensively complex battle system, this title is primarily catered to anime fans and those who want to experience the source material’s story in a fresh medium.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles is available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X, and PC via Steam.


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