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Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom brings the definitive version of 2 beloved visual novels to Nintendo Switch

Coming digitally and physically in 2024 courtesy of Eastasiasoft Limited and Idea Factory


Hong Kong – January 8, 2024 – Independent developer and publisher Eastasiasoft Limited announced today that Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom is coming soon for Nintendo Switch, collecting Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms and Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds into a single revised release. For fans of the otome genre, there can be no series more essential than Hakuoki, and Eastasiasoft Limited has partnered with Idea Factory to ensure that Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom is its most refined offering to date.

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.

Digital release is expected later in 2024. Physical editions will be available for preorder with Playasia this week at 10:00am ET / 7:00am PT / 3:00pm UK on Thursday, January 11th. Limited Editions will include the game, manual, soundtrack CD, art book, sticker sheet and numbered certificate in a collector’s box. Standard copies will also be available as an open preorder at the same time.

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About Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom

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!

Key Features:

  • 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!

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Mugen Souls, Sword and Fairy: Together Forever, Xuan Yuan Sword 7, Empire of Angels IV, Seven Pirates H, Moero Crystal H, Trigger Witch, Rainbow Skies, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.


About Otomate

Otomate is a brand of Idea Factory founded in 2007, specializing in visual novel adventures of the heroine-focused otome sub-genre. Otomate is best known for its Hakuoki, Collar X Malice, Code: Realize, Amnesia and Norn9 series.


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Hakuoki: Chronicles of Wind and Blossom
Press kit
Fact Sheet
Platforms:
Switch
Release:
Summer 2024
Genre:
Adventure, Visual Novel
Language:
Japanese
Subtitles:
English
Players:
1
Developer:
Idea Factory, Design Factory
Digital price:
US$39.99 / €39.99
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