Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom Arrives August 1 to the Nintendo Switch

It's a two-for-one. Eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft announced that Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom is releasing this August 1 for the Nintendo Switch. This version is actually a single revised release of Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms and Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds.

Digital editions of the game is priced at S$49.99. Pre-orders on the Nintendo Switch eShop starts July 4 with a 10% pre-order discount being offered until July 31. Physical copies meanwhile are now available to pre-order through Playasia. The physical editions of the game are set to be shipped on the same week as the digital launch.

There is also a Limited Edition which not only has the game but also these extra goodies:

  • Numbered Certificate
  • Manual
  • Collector's Box
  • Card
  • Original Soundtrack CD
  • Artbook
  • Sticker sheet

Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom brings together two legendary visual novels in one package. Each of the game are actually considered as among the most beloved entries in the highly acclaimed Japanese otome series. In the game players take on the role of the young heroine Chizuru who's surrounded by the handsome warriors of the Shinsengumi. As battle ensues, the question is who emerges victorious and who gets to claim Chizuru's heart?

The game lets players experience the political and interpersonal drama of feudalism while at the same time navigate romantic scenarios. Players also get to witness events that's inspired by Japanese history and brought to life through the beautifully illustrated cutscenes combined with the passionate dialogue sequences. There are also multiple story routes to explore across both epic visual novels. It allows long-time fans of the series to enjoy the fun they had while also serving as a standalone jumping-on point for new players.

Key features of this edition are:

  • Take the role of a young heroine surrounded by handsome suitors.
  • Get Immerse in a feudalistic setting inspired by the rich history of Japan.
  • Explore two complete otome visual novel adventures and meet an unforgettable cast of characters.
  • Navigate dramatic dialogue, making decisions for Chizuru to decide story route and love interest.
  • Enjoy beautifully illustrated cutscenes and unlock CGs in the gallery.

By the way, the version being released for the Nintendo Switch comes with changes that improve English localization based on feedback from the dedicated fanbase.

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