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Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board! Switch Game Launches on April 25 in Japan, April 26 in West (Updated)

posted on by Joanna Cayanan
English/Japanese trailers streamed

Aniplex started streaming on Monday a trailer for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board! (Kimetsu no Yaiba Mezase! Saikyō Taishi! in Japan) board game-style video game for the Nintendo Switch, which revealed its April 25 release in Japan.

Update: Sega announced on Monday that it will release the game in the Americas and Europe on April 24, 2024. The company streamed an English trailer:

Up to four players can play the game online or offline. There are 12 playable characters including Tanjiro, Zenitsu, Inosuke, and nine Hashira. Nezuko is a support character. There is a day and night mechanic that changes the spaces of each board, which includes locations like Mount Fujikasane and Asakusa. The game also features mini games.

The game is the second console game in the franchise. Sega's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Keppūtan) game shipped in Japan and released in English in Asia in October 2021. The game then launched a day later in North America and Europe for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. The game's Switch version launched in Japan and in English in June 2022.

Update: Added English release information. Source: Press release

Source: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mezase! Saikyō Taishi! game's website

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