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Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom hits Europe and North America this August

Announced for Europe and North America back in January, Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom includes both Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms and Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds into a single revised release. It will launch in just a few weeks in both regions: on August 1st, to be precise!

Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom will cost $49.99 / 49.99€ / HK$388 on the Nintendo eShop, with a 10% off digital pre-order offer available until July 21st (said pre-orders go live on July 4th).

To celebrate the release date announcement, eastasiasoft shared a brand new trailer for the two games, showcasing the gameplay:

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.

Finally, here’s some additional details and the list of key features:

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 (Switch) comes out on August 1st in Europe and North America.

Source: eastasiasoft PR (24/06/2024)


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