Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story coming west on February 20

Acquire-developed spin-off launches day-and-date with Japan in the west.

Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story will launch digitally for PlayStation 4 and Switch, and for PC via Steam on February 20 in the west—day and date with its Japanese release—for $29.99, publisher Spike Chunsoft and developer Acquire announced.

Here is an overview of the game, via Spike Chunsoft:

■ About

The Way of the Samurai is forged in battle!

Play as a ronin during Japan’s Meiji Restoration in the volatile Rokkotsu Pass. The swordsmith Dojima falls into debt and his beautiful daughter is taken as collateral. Help repay the debt by crafting swords by day and exploring the mysterious, twisting dungeons of the Ipponmatsu Cave for valuable materials at night.

Key Features

  • Hone Your Skills – Over 100 different weapons and nine fighting styles means you can fight any way you please!
  • Mysterious Dungeons – An isometric hack and slash with randomly-generated dungeons to explore in a historical Japanese setting.
  • Two Swords are Better Than One – Explore dungeons with others.
  • Balance of Power – Ally, betray, or maintain neutrality in dealing with the town’s three factions. The fate of Rokkotsu Pass is balanced by the tip of a blade!
  • Familiar Faces – Featuring fan-favorite characters from the Way of the Samurai series!

■ Characters

Protagonist (voiced by Hidenori Takahashi)

You play as this character. He witnesses Dojima’s daughter being taken away and offers to help him get her back.

Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

Gunji Dojima (voiced by Atsushi Imaruoka)

A hopeless blacksmith who is in deep debt. His daughter Nanami is taken as collateral for his debts…

Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

Nanami Dojima (voiced by Yuuki Kuwahara)

Daughter of Gunji Dojima.

Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

■ Free Downloadable Content

The following downloadable content will be available free for the first week of release.

Five Famous Swords Set

Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

  • Dojigiri Yasutsuna
  • Nagasone Kotetsu
  • Heshikiri
  • Bizen Osafune Nagamitsu
  • Fudo Masamune

Comes with the blueprint for each sword.

Wanderer Set

Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

  • Wanderer Outfit
  • Wanderer Hat
  • Wanderer Cape
  • Wanderer Itachi
  • Kabra’s Blade
  • Kabra Reborn

Comes with the blueprint for each sword.

Watch the western announcement trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here.

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