Embrace the adventure with Tanjiro and friends in Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board! on Nintendo Switch, coming April 26th, 2024.

Demon Slayer Party Game Hits Switch in April 2024

SEGA, the renowned video game company, has some exciting news for fans of the hit anime and manga series "Demon Slayer -Kimetsu No Yaiba-". In a recent announcement, SEGA unveiled that a new game inspired by "Demon Slayer" will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch. This game, named "Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board!", is heavily influenced by the Mario Party series and promises to deliver a fun-filled, board game experience to fans in the Western hemisphere. Mark your calendars, because the game is set to launch on April 26th, 2024, only a day after its release in Japan.

Much to the delight of fans, SEGA has also shared a new trailer that offers a glimpse into the exciting world of this upcoming game. The game, which is sure to be a party favorite, includes multiple boards modeled after iconic locations from the series. For instance, Board Two takes players through the eerie corridors of the Tsuzumi Mansion and the spider-infested Mount Natagumo. Board Three, on the other hand, brings the high-speed thrills of the Mugen Train to life, allowing players to recreate the high-stakes action of one of the most beloved arcs in the series.

But that’s not all - "Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board!" is also packed with a diverse range of minigames. Each minigame draws inspiration from the series, from those that challenge players' combat skills to others that test their meditation and concentration. These minigames reflect the rich and dynamic world of "Demon Slayer", and are designed to be engaging for both seasoned fans and newcomers to the series.

Furthermore, players can look forward to some immersive gameplay features. The game incorporates motion controls for a number of minigames, adding an extra layer of interactivity that brings the action to life. This integration of motion controls means that players can physically act out some of the moves and techniques seen in the anime, creating a more engaging experience.

The playable character roster is set to include fan-favorite characters like Tanjiro, the series protagonist, along with Zenitsu and Inosuke, his loyal companions. Additionally, the nine Hashira – the most powerful swordsmen in the Demon Slayer corps – are available as playable characters, offering a range of abilities and playstyles. As for Nezuko, Tanjiro's demon-turned sister and a fan favorite, she'll be making an appearance as a supporting character in the game.

To give fans a closer look at what’s in store, SEGA has provided a selection of new screenshots showcasing the different boards and minigames players can enjoy. The visuals are vivid and colorful, capturing the essence of the "Demon Slayer" world in each pixel. The designs of the boards and characters stay true to the source material, with meticulous attention to detail that fans are sure to appreciate.

Fans eagerly awaiting the chance to dive into this unique party game experience can tide themselves over with a sneak peek into the gameplay and visuals. Below is an embed of the YouTube video showing off some of the action you can expect from "Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board!":