Konami Announces Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Coming Soon to Apple Arcade

Fan-favorite heroes from Castlevania's vast history come together to banish Dracula's army in exclusive 2D action title


LOS ANGELES – August 16, 2021 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc today announced that Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls will be coming soon exclusively to Apple Arcade, Apple's popular game subscription service that offers unlimited access to a growing collection of over 200 games — featuring new releases, award winners, and beloved favorites from the App Store, all without ads or in-app purchases.

Apple Arcade Store Page: LINK

Featuring the classic 2D action Castlevania fans know and love, Grimoire of Souls offers players a variety of ways to tackle each of its 60 stages through its five playable characters, characters that include well-loved heroes from Castlevania's back catalogue, each with their own unique abilities. Gamers can play as Alucard, best known from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Simon Belmont from the original Castlevania, Maria Renard from Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, Charlotte Aulin from Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin and Shanoa from Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia.

Players will be challenged as they must choose between mastering the character that best suits their playstyle or learning them all to use the one that best suits each level. The game will also offer daily / weekly missions.

Furthermore, famous series creators Ayami Kojima and Michiru Yamane have contributed their expertise to Grimoire of Souls. Kojima, revered for her work in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow and other Castlevania titles, is behind the designs of key new characters introduced in Grimoire of Souls; Yamane, who created iconic melodies for Castlevania: Symphony of the Night as well as Genso Suikoden III, has composed the game's main theme.

Grimoire of Souls will be available in 16 languages: English, French, Canadian French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Turkish, Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Korean and Japanese. It will also playable across iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV, and support controller and keyboard compatibility for players.

Apple Arcade is available for a low monthly subscription of $4.99 with a one-month free trial. Apple Arcade is also part of Apple One's Individual ($14.95), Family ($19.95), and Premier ($29.95) monthly plans, with a one-month free trial. *

Additional details about Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls are available: LINK

*The Apple One free trial includes only services that are not currently used through a free trial or a subscription. Plan automatically renews after trial until cancelled. Restrictions and other terms apply.

About Konami Group
Konami Group was established in 1973, starting as an amusement machine manufacturer for arcades. Over the years, the company has grown to include different business units across various markets. Currently, KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION includes the Digital Entertainment, Amusement, Gaming & Systems, and Sports Businesses. The company went public on the Osaka Securities Exchange in 1984, the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. For more information, visit: www.Konami.com/en.

About Konami Digital Entertainment
Konami Digital Entertainment, which is the core company of Konami Group, develops entertaining content for mobile, console and card games. The company is known for global franchises such as eFootball, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game series. www.Konami.com/games/corporate/en/

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