Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom announced for later this year in Europe and North America

Hakuoki counts amongst the most well-known and popular Otome game series, which is why eastasia’s latest announcement is bound to please many fans on Nintendo Switch. Later this year, the publisher will bring Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom to Europe and North America, with both a physical and digital release planned. It will feature a revised English translation.

Here’s the opening video:

Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom includes two games in one release:

  • Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms
  • Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds

Here’s some details:

Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom is a visual novel adventure centered around heroine Chizuru Yukimura and the handsome legendary warriors of the Shinsengumi. Players guide Chizuru’s decisions and romances during a time of great conflict in Japan, near the end of the feudal era when fighting was fierce and love was fleeting. This compilation covers two interconnected tales beloved to long-time fans of the acclaimed otome series, while also offering a perfect jumping-on point for players who might never have experienced Hakuoki’s beautiful storytelling. This Nintendo Switch release also includes revisions to improve English localization based on feedback from the dedicated fanbase.

Two legendary visual novels come together in Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom, a remastered compilation of Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms and Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds, each among the most beloved entries in the acclaimed Japanese otome series. Players take the role of young heroine Chizuru as she is surrounded by the handsome warriors of the Shinsengumi. As battle ensues, who will emerge victorious and who will claim Chizuru’s heart?

Embrace the political and interpersonal drama of feudalism while navigating romantic scenarios and witnessing events inspired by Japanese history, brought to life through beautifully illustrated cutscenes and passionate dialogue sequences. Explore multiple story routes across both epic visual novels, renowned by long-time fans of the series while serving as a standalone jumping-on point for new players.

This updated version includes revised text for the best possible experience, making Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom the definitive way for players to enjoy the game!

  • Take the role of a young heroine surrounded by handsome suitors!
  • Immerse yourself in a feudalistic setting inspired by the rich history of Japan.
  • Explore 2 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 as you progress!

Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom will be available in several editions:

  • Digital (available later this year)
  • Physical (available from January 11th at 7AM PT / 10AM ET / 3PM GMT / 4PM CET on Play Asia)
  • Physical – Limited Edition (available from January 11th at 7AM PT / 10AM ET / 3PM GMT / 4PM CET on Play Asia)

The Limited Edition includes the following:

  • game
  • manual
  • soundtrack CD
  • art book
  • sticker sheet
  • numbered certificate in a collector’s box

Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom (Switch) comes out later this year in Europe and North America.

Source: eastasiasoft PR (08/01/2024)


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