Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles

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Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba-
The Hinokami Chronicles
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba-The Hinokami Chronicles cover
Developers
CyberConnect2
Publishers
Sega
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows October 15, 2021
Reception
OpenCritic 72
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Fighting
Art styles Anime
Themes Fantasy
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Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles is a third-person fighting game developed by CyberConnect2. In Japan, the console versions were published by Aniplex, while Sega published the console versions worldwide, as well as the PC version.

The game released on October 15, 2021 via Steam after a two day early access granted for pre-purchasing the Digital Deluxe Edition.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
All versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Core Add-on Bundle Also included in the Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\APK\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1490890/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\APK\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1490890/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics settings
Graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay is pillarboxed to a 16:9 aspect ratio.[1]
4K Ultra HD
[2]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Exclusive Fullscreen also available.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Scales with the Textures graphics setting.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off, Low, Medium, High.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Options for 30 or 60 FPS cap.
Cutscenes, ultimate moves and online battles are capped at 30 FPS regardless of this setting.
120+ FPS
See High frame rate
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Ray tracing
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

High frame rate[edit]

Online still doesn't work above 30fps
The tea splasher and gourd breaker mini-games have accelerated time with this workaround
Edit Engine.ini
  1. Go to C:\Users\(Your Name)\AppData\LocalAPK\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
  2. Open the file "Engine.ini".
  3. Copy and paste this part of the text at the end of the text with a space:
[/script/engine.engine]
bUseFixedFrameRate=False
bSmoothFrameRate=True
MinDesiredFrameRate=@.000000
SmoothedFrameRateRange=(LowerBound=(Type=Inclusive,Value=30.000000),UpperBound=(Type=Exclusive,Value=@.000000))

4. Change "@" to your desired fps
5. Done

Input[edit]

Camera options
Camera options

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse, arrow or Esc keys cannot be rebound.
Mouse acceleration
No acceleration option.
Mouse sensitivity
As Camera Speed ranging from 1 to 5. Setting also affects controller input.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
X-axis can also be inverted separately.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
As Camera Speed ranging from 1 to 5. Setting also affects mouse input.
Controller Y-axis inversion
X-axis can also be inverted separately.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes Wired
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio[edit]

Sound settings
Sound settings
Display options
Display options

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, BGM, SE, Voice and Video Volume.
Surround sound
[3]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Voice Language settings
Voice Language settings

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Only available in Korea.
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
2 Versus

Connection types

Issues unresolved[edit]

Game crashes randomly[edit]

The game may crash during startup or in random locations during gameplay.[4][5]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Vorbis

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7950
2 GB (Nvidia), 3 GB (AMD) of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1490890/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1490890) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2021-10-16
    Tested using a custom resolution of 2560x1080.
  2. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2021-10-15
    Tested with a custom resolution of 3840x2160.
  3. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2021-10-16
    Tested in 7.1 using SpecialK in conjunction with Razer Surround.
  4. Official Bug Reporting Thread - last accessed on 2021-10-19
  5. Game keeps crashing - last accessed on 2021-10-19