Oninaki demo now available, ‘Upgrade and Customize’ trailer

Get a taste of the story and battle system.


A demo for Oninaki is now available for PlayStation 4 and Switch.

The PlayStation 4 demo is currently available in Europe (United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, etc.), Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the like. (Update 07/23/19 at 12:25 a.m.: The demo is live in United States and Canada.)

The Switch demo is currently available in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the like. (Update 07/23/19 at 12:25 a.m.: The demo is live in North America.)

The demo should be live in North America for both platforms on July 23. A PC version of the demo was rated in Taiwan, so that will likely go live on its Steam page on July 23 as well. (Update 10:25 p.m.: The PC demo has been confirmed for release on July 23.)

Here is an overview of the demo, via the PlayStation Store:

The Oninaki demo includes a “Story Mode” that lets you experience the opening part of an epic tale about life, death and reincarnation, and “Battle Mode” where you can enjoy thrilling combat using an upgraded character possessed by four daemons that perform different job roles. You can also carry your progress from Story Mode over to the full game.

In Oninaki, you become the Watcher Kagachi, travelling between the world of the living and beyond the veil to the world of the dead, to save the souls of the Lost. You will experience a tumultuous tale of life and death, bound to the precepts of reincarnation.

In executing his duties as a watcher and fighting the Fallen, Kagachi is possessed by the spirits of daemons, each fulfilling the kinds of “job” roles you would see in a traditional RPG.

Oninaki features exciting hack and slash style battles, with deep customization of your daemons and weapons. Experience unique action gameplay combined with a deep and satisfying story.

Oninaki is due out for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC worldwide on August 22.

Watch a new trailer, dubbed “Upgrade and Customize,” below.

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